judgment in personam


judgment in personam
A judgment, necessarily on a personal obligation, which follows the person wherever he may be, and which may be enforced by action or levy, wherever he may be found, binding the person of the defendant. A money judgment which is rendered in an action in personam, which proceeds, not against the property, but against the person; and binds only those who are parties to the action, and those in privity with them. Bardwell v Anderson, 44 Minn 97, 46 NW 315.

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  • judgment in personam — see judgment 1a Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • judgment in personam — noun a judgment rendered against an individual (or corporation) for the payment of money damages • Syn: ↑judgement in personam, ↑personal judgment, ↑personal judgement • Ant: ↑judgment in rem • Topics: ↑corporation, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • judgment in personam — (Law) personal judgment, judgment rendered against particular person or corporation for the payment of money damages …   English contemporary dictionary

  • judgment in personam or inter partes — /jsjmant in parsownsm OR intar partiyz/ A judgment against a particular person, as distinguished from a judgment against a thing or a right or status. See also judgment (personal judgment) …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment in personam or inter partes — /jsjmant in parsownsm OR intar partiyz/ A judgment against a particular person, as distinguished from a judgment against a thing or a right or status. See also judgment (personal judgment) …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment — /juj meuhnt/, n. 1. an act or instance of judging. 2. the ability to judge, make a decision, or form an opinion objectively, authoritatively, and wisely, esp. in matters affecting action; good sense; discretion: a man of sound judgment. 3. the… …   Universalium

  • judgment — A sense of knowledge sufficient to comprehend nature of transaction. Thomas v. Young, 57 App. D.C. 282, 22 F.2d 588, 590. An opinion or estimate. McClung Const. Co. v. Muncy, Tex.Civ.App., 65 S.W.2d 786, 790. The formation of an opinion or notion …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment — A sense of knowledge sufficient to comprehend nature of transaction. Thomas v. Young, 57 App. D.C. 282, 22 F.2d 588, 590. An opinion or estimate. McClung Const. Co. v. Muncy, Tex.Civ.App., 65 S.W.2d 786, 790. The formation of an opinion or notion …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment — noun 1. an opinion formed by judging something (Freq. 19) he was reluctant to make his judgment known she changed her mind • Syn: ↑judgement, ↑mind • Derivationally related forms: ↑judgmental …   Useful english dictionary

  • judgment quasi in rem — A judgment, the object of which is to determine as between particular persons, the title to particular property or the right to possession of particular property, or to subject certain property of a particular person to the payment of a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary