amicable action

Definition of "amicable action"
  1. A legal case presented to a court with the mutual agreement of all involved parties with the purpose of obtaining a legal decision on a specific legal issue
How to use "amicable action" in a sentence
  1. To settle the argument about their property line, the neighbors decided to engage in an amicable action.
  2. Rather than engaging in a contentious lawsuit, they chose to use an amicable action to resolve the dispute.
  3. The two companies opted for an amicable action to ascertain the correct interpretation of the business contract.

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