mandatory joinder
The required inclusion in a lawsuit of a party whom the court finds is absolutely necessary to a resolution of all issues in the case. (See: joinder)
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

mandatory joinder
n.
   the required inclusion of a party in a lawsuit whom the court finds is absolutely necessary to a resolution of all issues in the case.
   See also: joinder

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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