voluntary dismissal

Definition of "voluntary dismissal"
  1. The act in which a plaintiff decides to end a lawsuit
How to use "voluntary dismissal" in a sentence
  1. After realizing the evidence was not enough to support their case, the plaintiff filed for a voluntary dismissal.
  2. The judge concluded the session after the plaintiff's voluntary dismissal of the case.
  3. With the voluntary dismissal, the lawsuit ended without any resolution.

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