inexcusable neglect

inexcusable neglect

Unjustifiable neglect; neglect that implies more than unintentional inadvertence.

? A finding of inexcusable neglect in, for example, failing to file an answer to a complaint will prevent the setting aside of a default judgment. [Cases: Federal Civil Procedure 2656; Judgment 362. C.J.S. Judgments ¡ì 320.]


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