transitory action

noun

tran·​si·​to·​ry action
ˈtran-zə-ˌtōr-ē-, -sə-
: an action that may be brought in any venue where there is personal jurisdiction over the defendant compare local action

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“Transitory action.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/transitory%20action. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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