special proceeding
special proceeding see proceeding

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • special proceeding — A civil remedy other than an ordinary action. Hazelton Moffit Special School District v Ward (ND) 107 NW2d 636. Inclusive of every special statutory remedy which is not in itself an action. Sullivan v Storz, 156 Neb 177, 55 NW2d 499, 34 ALR2d… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • special proceeding — noun : a judicial proceeding other than an action used chiefly of such procedure under a code …   Useful english dictionary

  • proceeding — pro·ceed·ing n 1: a particular step or series of steps in the enforcement, adjudication, or administration of rights, remedies, laws, or regulations: as a: an action, hearing, trial, or application before the court collateral proceeding: a… …   Law dictionary

  • special — spe·cial adj 1: distinguished by some unusual quality special circumstances justifying an award of attorney s fees 2: relating to a single thing or class of things: having an individual character or trait owed them a special duty not owed to the… …   Law dictionary

  • proceeding — In a general sense, the form and manner of conducting juridical business before a court or judicial officer. Regular and orderly progress in form of law, including all possible steps in an action from its commencement to the execution of judgment …   Black's law dictionary

  • proceeding — In ordinary usage, including all methods of invoking the action of courts and applicable generally to any step taken by a suitor to obtain the interposition or action of a court. 1 Am J2d Actions § 3. An action. More particularly, any application …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • special — Relating to or designating a species, kind, individual, thing, or sort; designed for a particular purpose; confined to a particular purpose, object, person, or class. Unusual, extraordinary. as to special acceptance special administration special …   Black's law dictionary

  • special statutory proceeding — See extraordinary remedies; special proceeding …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Special education in the United States — Special education programs in the United States were made mandatory in 1975 when the United States Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EHA) in response to discriminatory treatment by public educational agencies against …   Wikipedia

  • special administrator — see administrator Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. special administrator …   Law dictionary

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