- informal proceeding
n.(1) A trial or hearing less formal than a regular trial, such as a proceeding in a small claims court.(2) In probate court, a proceeding that admits a will to probate without first providing notice to all interested parties.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
- informal proceeding
n. Any adversarial proceeding designed to be conducted rapidly and with a minimum set of procedural requirements; for example, a trial in small-claims court.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
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