summary process

noun

Legal Definition of summary process

: a procedure allowed to enforce a claim or right in a summary manner specifically : a procedure to repossess real property especially from a tenant upon nonpayment or other default : a summary eviction

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“Summary process.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/summary%20process. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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