accessory obligation
An obligation subordinate to the main or principal one.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • accessory obligation — An obligation which is incidental to another or principal obligation; e.g. the obligation of a surety …   Black's law dictionary

  • accessory obligation — An obligation which is incidental to another or principal obligation; e.g. the obligation of a surety …   Black's law dictionary

  • accessory — ac·ces·so·ry also ac·ces·sa·ry /ik se sə rē, ak / n pl ries [Medieval Latin accessorius subordinate matter, accomplice to a crime, from Latin accedere to go to, agree, assent] 1: a person who is not actually or constructively present but with… …   Law dictionary

  • obligation — A generic word, derived from the Latin substantive obligatio, having many, wide, and varied meanings, according to the context in which it is used. That which a person is bound to do or forbear; any duty imposed by law, promise, contract,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • accessory — Anything which is joined to another thing as an ornament, or to render it more perfect, or which accompanies it, or is connected with it as an incident, or as subordinate to it, or which belongs to or with it. Adjunct or accompaniment Louis… …   Black's law dictionary

  • accessory — Anything which is joined to another thing as an ornament, or to render it more perfect, or which accompanies it, or is connected with it as an incident, or as subordinate to it, or which belongs to or with it. Adjunct or accompaniment Louis… …   Black's law dictionary

  • principal and accessory contract — A contract is accessory when it is made to provide security for the performance of an obligation. Suretyship, mortgage, and pledge are examples of such a contract. When the secured obligation arises from a contract, either between the same or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • principal and accessory contract — A contract is accessory when it is made to provide security for the performance of an obligation. Suretyship, mortgage, and pledge are examples of such a contract. When the secured obligation arises from a contract, either between the same or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • accessio — /aeksesh(iy)ow/ In Roman law, an increase or addition; that which lies next to a thing, and is supplementary and necessary to the principal thing; that which arises or is produced from the principal thing; an accessory obligation (q.v.). One of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • accessio — /aeksesh(iy)ow/ In Roman law, an increase or addition; that which lies next to a thing, and is supplementary and necessary to the principal thing; that which arises or is produced from the principal thing; an accessory obligation (q.v.). One of… …   Black's law dictionary

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