In pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis


In pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis
Where the parties are equally at fault, the situation of the party in possession is the stronger one. Morrison v Bennett, 20 Mont 560, 52 P 553.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • in pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis — [defendentis] /in psray daliktow powsh(iy)ar est kandish(iy)ow p6sadentas dafendentas/ In a case of equal or mutual fault [between two parties] the condition of the party in possession [or defending] is the better one. Where each party is equally …   Black's law dictionary

  • in pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis — [defendentis] /in psray daliktow powsh(iy)ar est kandish(iy)ow p6sadentas dafendentas/ In a case of equal or mutual fault [between two parties] the condition of the party in possession [or defending] is the better one. Where each party is equally …   Black's law dictionary

  • in pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis — where both parties are equally in the wrong, the position of the possessor is the better. Not always the law. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • in pari delicto potior est conditio defendentis — in pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis [defendentis] /in psray daliktow powsh(iy)ar est kandish(iy)ow p6sadentas dafendentas/ In a case of equal or mutual fault [between two parties] the condition of the party in possession [or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in pari delicto potior est conditio defendentis — in pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis [defendentis] /in psray daliktow powsh(iy)ar est kandish(iy)ow p6sadentas dafendentas/ In a case of equal or mutual fault [between two parties] the condition of the party in possession [or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • In pari delicto, potior est conditio defendentis et possidentis — Where the parties are equally at fault, the defendant and the party in possession hold the stronger position …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • In pari delicto — (full, but rarely used form In pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis ) [ [http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/in pari delicto doctrine.html in pari delicto doctrine definition ] ] , Latin for in equal fault, is a legal term used… …   Wikipedia

  • fault — n [Anglo French faute lack, failing, ultimately from Latin fallere to deceive, disappoint] 1: a usu. intentional act forbidden by law; also: a usu. intentional omission to do something (as to exercise due care) required by law see also negligence …   Law dictionary

  • wrongdoer — wrong·do·er / rȯŋ ˌdü ər/ n: one (as a criminal or tortfeasor) who does wrong Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. wrongdoer …   Law dictionary

  • possession — pos·ses·sion /pə ze shən/ n 1: the act, fact, or condition of having control of something: as a: actual possession in this entry b: constructive possession in …   Law dictionary


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