conflict of laws

Definition of "conflict of laws"
  1. A situation where laws from different regions are both applicable to the same legal issue
How to use "conflict of laws" in a sentence
  1. The recent business disagreement raised a conflict of laws due to the different headquarters locations.
  2. Conflict of laws made the inheritance case more complicated because the deceased had assets in multiple states.
  3. The lawyers had to navigate the conflict of laws resulting from their client living in one state but having business dealings in another.

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