Necessary Party Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Necessary Party?

n.A person or a corporation who will be affected by the result of a lawsuit.In the absence of this party judgement cannot be given.He cannot be made to paricipate in the lawsuit because that would deny the right given to the court to try the case. In a situtation where neccesary party is not in the suit differs from an indespensable party who should be joined in a lawsuit or a proper party who can be joined but it is not compulsory.