issue

  • 1.

    1. The disputed point between parties in a lawsuit; 2. To send out officially, as in a court issuing an order.

    United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 1
    See also motion
  • 2.

    "Issue" includes adopted children and their issue and, when used to refer to persons who take by intestate succession, includes all lineal descendants, except those who are the lineal descendants of living lineal descendants.

    Oregon Legislature 2