declaratory relief


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declaratory relief

n. a judge's determination (called a "declaratory judgment") of the parties' rights under a contract or a statute often requested (prayed) for information in a lawsuit over a contract. The theory is that an early resolution of legal rights will resolve some or all of the other issues in the matter. (See: declaratory judgment)

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If Travolta would have won, it would lead to the absurd result that a person receiving a demand letter threatening legal action for breach of contract would be precluded from seeking declaratory relief to determine the validity of the contract," stated the judge to Who Magazine.
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The bill gives Florida courts personal jurisdiction for the purpose of rendering declaratory relief with respect to a person's liability for a foreign defamation judgment and for determining whether the foreign defamation judgment should be considered nonrecognizable.
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