commencement of suit in equity


commencement of suit in equity
The filing of a bill or complaint in the office of the clerk of the court. 27 Am J2d Eq § 177. For more modern view as to the commencement of an action, See commencement of action.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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