nominal party

Definition of "nominal party"
  1. A participant in a lawsuit due to formal or procedural requirements, despite having no real interest or responsibility in the case
How to use "nominal party" in a sentence
  1. The escrow company, acting merely as a nominal party, ended up being included in the real property lawsuit.
  2. Despite his marginal involvement, John was included as a nominal party in the case for legal reasons.
  3. The bank, as a title holder, was listed as a nominal party in the property dispute lawsuit.

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