local action

Definition of "local action"
  1. This is a legal procedure, like a trespassing suit, which must be initiated in the jurisdiction where the alleged action took place or as mandated by the relevant laws
How to use "local action" in a sentence
  1. The homeowner took a local action against the trespasser for property invasion.
  2. Because the alleged crime occurred within their boundaries, the county court handled the local action.
  3. In some situations, local action can only be initiated in the area governed by the court where the alleged incident occurred.

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