Overview

abuse of process


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Law

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A tort where damage is caused by using a legal process for an ulterior collateral purpose. (See also malicious prosecution.) Actions that are obviously frivolous, vexatious, or in bad faith can be stayed or dismissed by the court as an abuse of process.

Subjects: Law.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.