mandatory joinder

Definition of "mandatory joinder"
  1. The requirement to include in a lawsuit a party considered absolutely necessary for resolving all case issues
How to use "mandatory joinder" in a sentence
  1. The court ruled that a mandatory joinder was necessary in order for the lawsuit to proceed.
  2. In complex cases, a judge might consider a mandatory joinder to ensure all parties involved are represented.
  3. He was added to the case due to a mandatory joinder as he was critical to the resolution of the lawsuit.

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