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RIPE Definition & Legal Meaning

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A suit is said to be “ripe for judgment” when it is so far advanced, by verdict, default, confession, the determination of all pending motions, or other disposition of preliminary or disputed matters, that nothing remains for the court but to render the appropriate judgment. See Ilosmer v. Iloitt, 161 Mass. 173, 36 N. E. S35.


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