misjoinder

[mis-join-der]
noun Law.
a joining in one suit or action of causes or of parties not permitted to be so joined.

Origin:
1850–55; mis-1 + joinder

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misjoinder (mɪsˈdʒɔɪndə)
 
n
law Compare nonjoinder the improper joining of parties as coplaintiffs or codefendants or of different causes of action in one suit

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Example sentences
Misjoinder of parties is not ground for dismissal of an action.
Defendants have neither established misjoinder nor identified other sufficient bases for dismissing them as parties.
It did not mention the defendants' arguments of fraudulent misjoinder.
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