Definitions for "Show Cause Order"
Keywords:  osc, explain, psc, dismissed, florida
a command from the court to appear before it and explain why something should not be done
Judicial direction to appear in court and present reasons why the court should not take a proposed action.
A show cause order tells an individual to appear in court on a specific date to demonstrate why a specific judgement should not be made. It is synonymous with an "order to show cause" or an "OSC."