- formal party
- A classification of parties to an action. A nominal party rather than a necessary or indispensable party. Minnis v Southern Pacific Co. (CA9 Cal) 98 F2d 913. A person having no interest in the subject matter of the action but whose joinder as a party is required by statute. Tregear v Etiwanda Water Co. 76 Cal 537, 18 P 658.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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