Add lawsuits to one of your following lists or create a new one. “Litigation”. Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legal%20proceedings. Retrieved 27 September 2022. n.1) Information, usually in writing in all court proceedings, on all documents, decisions, requests, applications, petitions and upcoming dates submitted. Notice is an essential principle of fairness and due process in legal proceedings and must be communicated to both parties, all parties involved in a dispute or legal proceeding, opposing counsel and the court. In short, neither a party nor the court can act in secret, make private advances or conceal acts. Service of an application or application for a court order begins with personal service of the complaint or application on the defendants (service of notice on the person) accompanied by a summons or order to appear in court (or to file a response). If a party is subsequently represented by a lawyer, this can usually be communicated to the lawyer by mail. If there is an ex parte hearing (an emergency meeting with a judge at which only the requesting party or his or her lawyer is present), the party requesting the hearing should make every effort to inform the other party. A court may authorize an “implied” notice of a subpoena to appear in litigation by publication in an accredited law journal. Examples: In divorce proceedings, publication is an implied notification of a spouse who is known to have left the state or who is in hiding to escape service; In a silent trial, notice is given by publication to warn unknown descendants of a deceased person who may have had an interest in the disputed property.
The register of deeds, mortgages, receivers, easements, leases and other documents relating to title to ownership gives the public a “constructive” notice and therefore a “constructive” notice to anyone interested in the property without notifying individuals. 2) a letter informing a party to a contract, promissory note, lease or other legal relationship of non-payment, default, intent to perform, solicitation of rent payment or termination (vacation) or any other notice required by the agreement, mortgage, trust deed or articles of association. 3) Information. and (4) to be informed of a fact or should have known because of the circumstances, because “he noticed that the roof was not waterproof”.