indispensable party

Definition of "indispensable party"
  1. A necessary individual or entity that must be part of a lawsuit to achieve a final resolution
How to use "indispensable party" in a sentence
  1. The homeowner filed a lawsuit against his neighbors with a dangerous tree, making them the indispensable party.
  2. The corporation was an indispensable party in the employee's lawsuit for unpaid wages.
  3. In the dispute over land boundaries, both landowners were indispensable parties to the case.

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