Extrinsic fraud

Definition
: fraud (as that involved in making a false offer of compromise) that induces one not to present a case in court or deprives one of the opportunity to be heard
also
: fraud that is not involved in the actual issues presented to a court and that prevents a full and fair hearing
compare intrinsic fraud in this entry



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