O.S.C. Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is O.S.C.?

n. Abbreviation for “order to show cause.”

Refers to an order given by the court of law to a party to appear in the court on a given date and to give proper reasons legal or anyother as to why a particular order should not be made.This is common in cases of child suuport,child custody or failure to produce legal documents on a previous occasion.