Summary Proceeding

Definition of "Summary proceeding"

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Sheila Allaire, Real Estate Agent Exit King Realty

Way to obtain a faster decision in a legal case than going to a trial. Procedural rules are followed so there is less time involved in gathering the effects of the dispute and in questioning. Many landlord- tenant contracts provide for the controversy to be settled through the summary proceeding instead of the court trial.

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