civil process

Definition of "civil process"
  1. Court documents that initiate a civil case or aim to persuade the court to deliver a verdict
How to use "civil process" in a sentence
  1. Following the initiation of the lawsuit, the defendant was served with the civil process.
  2. The attorney filed the civil process to push the court toward a decision.
  3. Failure to respond to a civil process can result in a default judgment.

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