minimum contacts

Definition of "minimum contacts"
  1. The requisite level of a nonresident defendant's relationship to a state, necessary to proceed with a lawsuit, achieved through certain connections like business presence or advertising
How to use "minimum contacts" in a sentence
  1. With their advertising extensively in this state, the company might have established enough minimum contacts for the court case to proceed here.
  2. His business dealings may have created minimum contacts in the state, enabling the lawsuit to move forward.
  3. Though headquartered elsewhere, their state office might provide the minimum contacts necessary for legal action.

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