- Claims in a lawsuit that one of two or more possibilities occurred, or in a criminal case, the defendant committed one crime or another. These are not allowed as the defendant must understand what allegations to counter
- The lawyer was quick to object to the disjunctive allegations in the plaintiff's statement.
- Disjunctive allegations are discouraged as they create ambiguity in legal charges.
- The judge dismissed the case due to the prosecutors' reliance on disjunctive allegations.