sue out


sue out
To obtain writ, process, or order of court upon an application therefor. Anno: 27 ALR2d 267. Process is "sued out" when it has been issued and delivered to a person qualified and authorized to serve it. Maddox v Humphries, 30 Tex 494, 497.

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  • sue out — vt: to apply for and obtain in judicial proceedings sued out a summons Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. sue out …   Law dictionary

  • sue out — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English suen out, from suen to sue + out : to obtain by suit : petition for and take out or apply for and obtain in judicial proceedings sue out a writ in chancery sue out a pardon …   Useful english dictionary

  • sue out — To obtain by application; to petition for and take out. Properly the term is applied only to the obtaining and issuing of such process as is only accorded upon an application first made; but conventionally it is also used of the taking out of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • sue out — (Law.) Obtain by judicial process …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To sue out — Sue Sue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suing}.] [OE. suen, sewen, siwen, OF. sivre (pres.ind. 3d sing. il siut, suit, he follows, nous sevons we follow), LL. sequere, for L. sequi, secutus; akin to Gr. ?, Skr. sac to accompany, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sue — Sue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suing}.] [OE. suen, sewen, siwen, OF. sivre (pres.ind. 3d sing. il siut, suit, he follows, nous sevons we follow), LL. sequere, for L. sequi, secutus; akin to Gr. ?, Skr. sac to accompany, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sue — [so͞o] vt. sued, suing [ME suen < OFr sivre, suir < VL * sequere, for L sequi, to follow: see SEQUENT] 1. to appeal to; petition; beseech 2. Archaic to be a suitor of; woo 3. Law a) to petition (a court) for legal redress …   English World dictionary

  • Sue Snell — Susan “Sue” D. Snell is a fictional character created by Stephen King. She was one of the main characters in his first published novel entitled Carrie . In every adaptation and portrayal of Sue, she is shown as a popular teenage girl dating Tommy …   Wikipedia

  • sue — suer, n. /sooh/, v., sued, suing. v.t. 1. to institute a process in law against; bring a civil action against: to sue someone for damages. 2. to woo or court. 3. Obs. to make petition or appeal to. v.i. 4. to institute legal proceedings, or bring …   Universalium

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