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summary proceeding

noun, Law.
a mode of trial authorized by statute to be held before a judge without the usual full hearing. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • No findings shall be required in a summary proceeding under this article.
  • Neither party objected to the summary proceeding format.

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