civil procedure

Definition of "civil procedure"
  1. A set of state and federal laws outlining the process and methods for conducting civil lawsuits, not including the actual laws on the basis of which these lawsuits are filed
How to use "civil procedure" in a sentence
  1. Good understanding of civil procedure is key to successfully navigating a lawsuit.
  2. Civil procedure dictates how a lawsuit progresses, from filing to trial.
  3. She was studying civil procedure to better understand how to file her civil lawsuit.

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