Prohibition, Writ of
PROHIBITION, WRIT OF
An order from a superior court to a lower court or tribunal directing the judge and the parties to cease the litigation because the lower court does not have proper jurisdiction to hear or determine the matters before it.
A writ of prohibition is an extraordinary remedy that is rarely used.
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