LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Paul E Tennison

Federal Court Abstention Doctrine

A concept that is difficult to master for even the most intelligent legal scholars is that of abstention. Abstention is where the court that is hearing the case chooses not to go forward so the other court can adjudicate the action.

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