Summary Judgment Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Summary Judgment?

(n) Summary judgment is the ruling by a court when all facts of the case in the trial before the court are settled before the trial and the cause of action can be decided based on the facts decided or part of facts decided without the trial. Such judgment need to examine the law only.