letter of request


letter of request
A document from a court to a foreign court requesting some type of judicial assistance. Often used to ask the foreign court to serve process on, or take evidence from, someone in the foreign jurisdiction. Also known as rogatory letters or letters rogatory.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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