collateral proceeding


collateral proceeding
An action or proceeding wherein a judgment is attacked collaterally, that is, without seeking directly the overturning of the judgment. Alford v Guffy (Ky) 115 SW 216, 217. See collateral attack.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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