letter of request

Definition of "letter of request"
  1. A court document addressing a court in a foreign country seeking judicial help, such as serving notice to or gathering evidence from a person within that country's jurisdiction
How to use "letter of request" in a sentence
  1. The local court had to issue a letter of request to gather evidence from the foreign witness.
  2. To serve process to the defendant living abroad, a letter of request was sent to the foreign court.
  3. The letter of request was used to obtain critical information from a non-resident party involved in the lawsuit.

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