Indispensable Party

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Definition: Indispensable Party

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Dictionary Definition

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 that will be just to everyone concerned. For example, if a person sues his neighbours to force them to prune a tree that poses a danger to his house, he must name all owners of the neighbouring property in the suit.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Indispensable Party are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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