Proper Party Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Proper Party?

A person or a firm who has an interest in the litigation (lawsuit) and therefore can be brought in or join the trial with their own wishes, is known as Proper party of the lawsuit. It differs from the term “necessary party” in which the party who has an interest in the litigation must be ordered by the court to join the lawsuit so that a proper and fair judgement be reached.