judgment debt


judgment debt
An indebtedness evidenced by a judgment; a debt owing on a judgment.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • judgment debt — see debt Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. judgment debt …   Law dictionary

  • Judgment debt — Judgment Judg ment, n. [OE. jugement, F. jugement, LL. judicamentum, fr. L. judicare. See {Judge}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of judging; the operation of the mind, involving comparison and discrimination, by which a knowledge of the values …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • judgment debt — A monetary obligation which is either evidenced by a written record, or brought about by successful legal action against the debtor. A debt, whether on simple contract or by specialty, for the recovery of which judgment has been entered, either… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment debt — A monetary obligation which is either evidenced by a written record, or brought about by successful legal action against the debtor. A debt, whether on simple contract or by specialty, for the recovery of which judgment has been entered, either… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment debt — Law. a debt established or confirmed by decree of a court of law. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • debt — n [Old French dette, ultimately from Latin debita, plural of debitum debt, from neuter of debitus, past participle of debere to owe] 1: something owed: as a: a specific sum of money or a performance due another esp. by agreement (as a loan… …   Law dictionary

  • Judgment — Judg ment, n. [OE. jugement, F. jugement, LL. judicamentum, fr. L. judicare. See {Judge}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of judging; the operation of the mind, involving comparison and discrimination, by which a knowledge of the values and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Judgment day — Judgment Judg ment, n. [OE. jugement, F. jugement, LL. judicamentum, fr. L. judicare. See {Judge}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of judging; the operation of the mind, involving comparison and discrimination, by which a knowledge of the values …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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