Nolle Prosequi Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Nolle Prosequi?

The latin word meaning ” Will not prosecute” is a formal entry in the records of the case in the court by the prosecutor in criminal case or plaintiff in civil cases, that they are not willing to go any further in the case. It thereby means that they are withdrawing their charges or claims against the defendants.