local action

noun

Legal Definition of local action

: an action (as for trespassing) that must be brought in the venue that has jurisdiction over the situs or is otherwise designated by law — compare transitory action

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“Local action.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/local%20action. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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