go to law

go to law

To bring an issue to the court system. Primarily heard in UK. I think you'll have to go to law to finally settle this dispute with your neighbor.
See also: law

go to ˈlaw

(British English) ask a court of law to settle a problem or disagreement: They went to law to get their property back.
See also: law
References in classic literature ?
It is impossible for us to go to law, as you propose, on the subject of the Will.
He would have got a good picking out of it; but I have no relation now who is a lawyer, and why should I go to law for the benefit of strangers?
It's well known there's always two sides, if no more; else who'd go to law, I should like to know?
Whether you go to law with me or not, you will surely feel the necessity of communicating personally with your friends in Canada.
And thus our youth, having been educated only in that simple music which, as we said, inspires temperance, will be reluctant to go to law.
I am not a clerk of the court, and I shall not go to law with you for thus carrying a dagger in Paris, in the teeth of the ordinances and prohibitions of M.
Arab News Little Mila describes her first day at preschool (YouTube) Mila, 2, says she wanted to go to law school, but her Mom was having none of it.
I have watched for the last 40 years as people go to law school as a career choice and as a ticket to the upper-middle class.
I knew early on what I wanted to do," she explains, "I did not know IP, but I had a plan to go to law school.
Many people have a lot to say about why they want to go to law school, but it appears that relatively few have a grounding in the basics of law.
And yet, perversely, I want to argue that there has never been abetter or more important time to go to law school and to become a lawyer.
Did Mary Poppins go to law to stop an expose about her past life as a lap dancer?
Forty percent of respondents indicated that less work would go to law firms this year, up from 26% last year.
The owner has decided to go to law school and to sell his beloved business.
Supremo Daniel Levy has also asked the Premier League to intervene, but they have been urged to sort it out with City - although they reserve the right to go to law.