Bifurcation Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Bifurcation, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Bifurcation?

(n) Bifurcation is the process by which a judge separate a part of the issue under his consideration or the case for trial before him and decide on that part without concluding other issues brought in the suit. Bifurcation is sought when the resolving of the connected issues expect to take time leading to hardship to effected party.