joinder of issue

Definition of "joinder of issue"
  1. A stage in a lawsuit when the points of disagreement between the plaintiff and defendant have been identified, typically after pretrial discovery
How to use "joinder of issue" in a sentence
  1. In the case of property dispute, the joinder of issue took place after pretrial discovery.
  2. Once the joinder of issue was implemented, the legal points in dispute could be properly analyzed.
  3. The legal team diligently prepared their strategy following the joinder of issue in the lawsuit.

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