legal recourse


legal recourse
An action that can be taken by an individual or a corporation to attempt to remedy a legal difficulty.

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  • Legal recourse — A legal recourse is an action that can be taken by an individual or a corporation to attempt to remedy a legal difficulty.* A lawsuit if the issue is a matter of civil law * Many contracts require mediation or arbitration before a dispute can go… …   Wikipedia

  • legal action — I noun action, action at law, cause, controversy, instituted proceedings, judicial proceedings, judicial recourse, lawsuit, legal process, legal recourse, litigation, matter, proceeding, process, prosecution, suit, suit in law II index action… …   Law dictionary

  • legal proceeding — I noun action, action at law, case, cause, controversy, instituted proceedings, judicial recourse, lawsuit, legal process, legal recourse, litigation, matter, proceedings, suit II index action (proceeding), controversy (lawsuit) …   Law dictionary

  • Recourse — Term describing a type of loan. If a loan is with recourse, the lender has a general claim against the parent company if the collateral is insufficient to repay the debt. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * recourse re‧course [rɪˈkɔːs ǁ… …   Financial and business terms

  • recourse — The right to seek repayment of debt. Usually used to describe the right to seek repayment from an originator or prior endorser who sold or assigned debt to another party. American Banker Glossary Term describing a type of loan. If a loan is with… …   Financial and business terms

  • recourse — noun (formal) ADJECTIVE ▪ constant, frequent ▪ limited (esp. BrE), little ▪ Drivers have little recourse but to wait until the weather clears. ▪ no other …   Collocations dictionary

  • recourse — re·course / rē ˌkōrs, ri kōrs/ n 1 a: the act of turning to someone or something for assistance esp. in obtaining redress b: a means to a desired end esp. in the nature of a remedy or justice; also: the end itself 2: the right or ability to… …   Law dictionary

  • recourse to some higher power — index appeal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • recourse to the principles of natural justice — index equity (justice) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • legal redress — index recourse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary