Case Management Order Law and Legal Definition

Case management in legal terms refers to the schedule of proceedings involved in a case before the court. Each stage of the process has a scheduled timeframe in which it must be filed with the court or completed. When a case is assigned to a judge, the judge will often set forth a schedule for the submission or completion of the relevant pleadings, court appearances, and other matters.

Case Management Order is an order made by the judge at the end of Case Management Conference and it may be a settlement order or order for the better management of a case like consolidation of cases.