declaratory relief – request a court to determine the legal status or ownership of a thing

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declaratory relief:
(1852)

1. A unilateral request to a court to determine the legal status or ownership of a thing. [1] 

1. See declaratory judgment; declaratory remedies. [2] 

1. See declaratory judgment. [3]

See Also:

declaratory judgment – declares conclusively the rights, duties, or status of the parties, but orders no executory or coercive relief. — aka declaratory decree; declaration.

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition
by Jack Ballantine 
(James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.

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