Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A person or entity (such as a corporation) that must be included in a lawsuit in order for the court to render a final judgment. For example, if a person sues his neighbors to force them to prune a tree that poses a danger to his house, the lawsuit must name all owners of the relevant property.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:17 pm