void process

void process
Process which is defective to the extent of being a nullity and not amendable, either because in violation of statute which prohibits it or because it is not in substantial compliance with statutory requirements. 42 Am J1st Proc § 20. Such process as the court has no power to award, or has not acquired jurisdiction to issue in the particular case, or which does not in some material respect comply in form with the legal requisites of such process, or which loses its vitality in consequence of noncompliance with a condition subsequent, obedience to which is rendered essential. Fischer v Langbein, 103 NY 84, 90, 8 NE 251.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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