alternative relief


alternative relief
Remedies sought in a lawsuit in various forms or in the alternative, such as a demand for specific performance of a contract or monetary damages to compensate for the failure to perform the obligation, or both.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


alternative relief
Remedies sought in a lawsuit in various forms or in the alternative, such as a demand for specific performance of a contract or monetary damages to compensate for the failure to perform the obligation, or both.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • alternative relief — See prayer for alternative relief …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • alternative relief — Under Fed.Rules 8(a) the party seeking a judgment may demand it in the alternative, or in various forms, e.g. demand for a money judgment and for equitable relief …   Black's law dictionary

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  • prayer for alternative relief — See prayer in the alternative …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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