absconding debtor
A person who has gone out of the state, or one who has intentionally concealed himself from his creditors, or withdrawn himself from the reach or their suits, with intent to frustrate their just demand. Fitch v Waite, 5 Conn 117, 121.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • absconding debtor — One who absconds from creditors to avoid payment of debts. A debtor who has intentionally concealed himself or herself from creditors, or withdrawn from the reach of their suits, with intent to frustrate their just demands. Such act was formerly… …   Law dictionary

  • absconding debtor — One who absconds from his creditors to avoid payment of debts. A debtor who has intentionally concealed himself from his creditors, or withdrawn himself from the reach of their suits, with intent to frustrate their just demands. Such act was… …   Black's law dictionary

  • absconding debtor — One who absconds from his creditors to avoid payment of debts. A debtor who has intentionally concealed himself from his creditors, or withdrawn himself from the reach of their suits, with intent to frustrate their just demands. Such act was… …   Black's law dictionary

  • debtor — One who owes a debt to another who is called the creditor; one who may be compelled to pay a claim or demand; anyone liable on a claim, whether due or to become due. First Nat. Bank & Trust Co. in Macon v. Kunes, 128 Ga.App. 565, 197 S.E.2d 446,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • debtor — One who owes a debt to another who is called the creditor; one who may be compelled to pay a claim or demand; anyone liable on a claim, whether due or to become due. First Nat. Bank & Trust Co. in Macon v. Kunes, 128 Ga.App. 565, 197 S.E.2d 446,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Absconding — Abscond Ab*scond , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Absconded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Absconding}.] [L. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + d[a^]re (only in comp.) to put. Cf. {Do}.] 1. To hide, withdraw, or be concealed. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abscond — Ab*scond , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Absconded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Absconding}.] [L. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + d[a^]re (only in comp.) to put. Cf. {Do}.] 1. To hide, withdraw, or be concealed. [1913 Webster] The marmot… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Absconded — Abscond Ab*scond , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Absconded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Absconding}.] [L. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + d[a^]re (only in comp.) to put. Cf. {Do}.] 1. To hide, withdraw, or be concealed. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swindling — The acquisition of property or an instrument representing a valuable right by means of some device or fraudulent representation with intent to appropriate such property or instrument or to destroy or impair the right of the owner therein. 32 Am… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • abscond — ab·scond /ab skänd, əb / vi: to depart secretly: withdraw and hide oneself; specif: to evade the legal process of a court by hiding within or secretly leaving its jurisdiction abscond ed with the funds abscond from New York abscond to Canada… …   Law dictionary

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