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AMICABLE ACTION Definition & Legal Meaning

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In practice. An action between friendly parties. An action brought and carried on by the mutual consent and arrangement of the parties, in order to obtain the judgment of the court on a doubtful question of law, the facts being usually settled by agreement. Lord v. Veazie, 8 IIow. 251, 12 L. Ed. 1067.


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