legal right


legal right
A claim recognizable and enforceable at law. See Estate of Folwell, 68 NJ Eq. 728, 62 A 414.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • legal right — I noun authority, authorization, cause, claim, empowerment, entitlement, freedom, inalienable right, just claim, legitimate right, license, power, prerogative, vested right or interest associated concepts: due process, freedom of the press, free… …   Law dictionary

  • legal right — noun a right based in law • Hypernyms: ↑right • Hyponyms: ↑compulsory process, ↑conjugal right, ↑conjugal visitation right, ↑conjugal visitation, ↑preemption, ↑pr …   Useful english dictionary

  • legal right of redemption — The right of a mortgagor, in a jurisdiction where a mortgage has the effect of vesting title in the mortgagee, to pay the mortgage debt and thus avoid the effect of the mortgage as a transfer of title. Stevens v Turlington, 186 NC 191, 119 SE 210 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • assertion of legal right — index demand Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • invasion of a legal right — index injury, tort Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • clear legal right — A right inferable as a matter of law from uncontroverted facts …   Black's law dictionary

  • clear legal right — A right inferable as a matter of law from uncontroverted facts …   Black's law dictionary

  • enforceable legal right — A right recognized by law and executed by the law, executed by force within the law where force is necessary. Shaw v Proffitt, 57 Or 192, 109 P 584 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • primary legal right — A right with which the law invests a person and for the infringement of which he is entitled to a remedy. Granahan v Celanese Corp. of America, Plastics Div. 3 NJ 187, 69 A2d 572; Norwood v McDonald, 142 Ohio St 299, 27 Ohio Ops 240, 52 NE2d 67 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • right — / rīt/ n [Old English riht, from riht righteous] 1 a: qualities (as adherence to duty or obedience to lawful authority) that together constitute the ideal of moral propriety or merit moral approval b: something that is morally just able to… …   Law dictionary