Definitions for "Contested"
challenged or disputed. An issue is contested if different people put forward different, sometimes conflicting, points of view about it.
To bring an action at law. To make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation.
disputed or made the object of contention or competition; "a contested election"
a term used primarily in civil proceedings to describe a proceeding where the respondent/defendant takes steps to " contest" the claims of the plaintiff/applicant; as opposed to an "uncontested" matter where the responding party does not take any steps to oppose the claim of the plaintiff/applicant;
Any issue on which the petitioner and respondent cannot agree, which must then be decided by the court.
Case - Court procedure that is opposed by the other party.
A kind of case where both sides present evidence.
A kind of case in which evidence is introduced by both parties.