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adj. when enough facts or circumstances exist to meet the legal requirements to file a legitimate lawsuit. If the facts required to prove a case cannot be alleged in the complaint, the case is not 'actionable' and the client and his/her....... read the full legal term actionable
n. a true legal dispute which leads to a genuine lawsuit rather than merely a 'cooked up" legal action filed to get a court to give the equivalent of an advisory opinion. Federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, will only consider....... read the full legal term actual controversy