Non-Suit Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Non-Suit?

It refers to the judges order against the plaintiff either because he/she have no case to prove or that they are unable to provide sufficient evidence. A voluntary nonsuit is when plaintiff withdraws the case or it is involuntary non-suit, when the plaintiff does not appear in trial or that he/she is not able to provide any evidence.