friendly suit

Definition of "friendly suit"
  1. A lawsuit collaboratively initiated by two parties aiming to clarify a mutual legal query rather than addressing an adversarial issue
How to use "friendly suit" in a sentence
  1. Two firms pursued a friendly suit to clarify uncertainties in their partnership agreement.
  2. The siblings agreed to a friendly suit to settle questions surrounding their inheritance.
  3. A friendly suit was the chosen path to determine the legality of the shared business venture.

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