severance of actions

Definition of "severance of actions"
  1. The splitting of multiple criminal proceedings, claimants, claims, or rebuttals into distinct trials
How to use "severance of actions" in a sentence
  1. The judge ordered a severance of actions due to the complexity of the multiple claims filed.
  2. To mitigate confusion, a severance of actions was proposed for the different defendants.
  3. Due to the variety of legal actions involved, a severance of actions was necessary.

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