another action pending

See action pending; plea of another action pending.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • another action pending — See autre action pendant …   Black's law dictionary

  • plea of another action pending — A form of plea in abatement interposing the objection that a former action between the same parties for the same cause is still pending. 1 Am J2d Abat & R § 38 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • action pending — The status of an action between the time of the commencement thereof and its final determination by a judgment. An action is no longer pending after a judgment of dismissal has been made and entered, although third parties, who had secured an ex… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • prior action pending — See pendency of action; pending action; plea of another action pending …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • other action pending — See plea of another action pending …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pendency of another action — See plea of another action pending …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • action — ac·tion n [Latin actio legal proceeding, from agere to do, carry out, initiate legal proceedings] 1 a: a judicial proceeding for the enforcement or protection of a right, the redress or prevention of a wrong, or the punishment of a public offense …   Law dictionary

  • action — A judicial proceeding, either in law or in equity, to obtain relief at the hands of a court. A judicial remedy for the enforcement or protection of a right, or a legal proceeding in which a plaintiff claims against a defendant or fund the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • autre action pendant — Another action pending …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • autre action pendant — /owtra aksiyown pondon/ In common law pleading, another action pending. A species of plea in abatement …   Black's law dictionary

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