A frivolous litigant starts or carries on actions that have little or no merit and are very unlikely to be won.
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Such actions are self-evidently vexatious, but are typically frivolous as well in that the plaintiff does not expect, or even intend, to win.
Litigants can abuse the system in criminal ways as well.
Abusive litigants in civil cases are most often classified as vexatious litigation, frivolous litigation, or both.
A vexatious litigant seeks to harass or subdue an adversary.
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