HyperDic: legal_proceeding

English > 1 sense of the expression legal proceeding:
NOUNactlegal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
English > legal proceeding: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaning(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked.
Synonymsproceeding, proceedings
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarroweradoptionA legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood
appeal(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting / granting of a new trial
bankruptcyA legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent
foreclosureThe legal proceedings initiated by a creditor to repossess / repossess the collateral for loan that is in default
hearing(law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
intervention(law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress
lawsuit, suit, case, cause, causaA comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
legal action, action, action at lawA judicial proceeding brought by one party against another
litigation, judicial proceedingA legal proceeding in a court
naturalization, naturalisationThe proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
procedureA mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings
receivershipA court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all
review(law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)
trial(law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law
Broaderdue process, due process of law(law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles
Spanishacción judicial, diligencia, procedimiento judicial, procedimiento, resolución judicial, trámite, tràmite
Catalanacció judicial, procediment judicial, resolució judicial, tràmit

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