void judgment


void judgment
A judgment which in legal effect is no judgment; a judgment under which no rights are acquired or divested; a judgment which neither binds nor bars anyone. Stafford v Gallope, 123 NC 19, 21, 31 SE 265. A judgment which because of want of jurisdiction is entitled to no respect whatever but may be entirely disregarded or declared inoperative by any court in which effect is sought to be given to it. 30A Am J Rev ed Judgm § 45. A judgment which is an absolute nullity, so that its invalidity may be asserted upon either direct or collateral attack by any person whose rights are affected, at any time and at any place. Southern Surety Co. v Texas Oil Clearing House (Tex Corn App) 281 SW 1045, 1046.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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