action quasi in rem
See quasi in rem action.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • action quasi in rem — /aekshan kweysay in rem/ An action brought against persons which only seeks to subject the interest in certain property of those persons to discharge of claims asserted and judgment therein is only conclusive between parties and their privies.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • action quasi in rem — /aekshan kweysay in rem/ An action brought against persons which only seeks to subject the interest in certain property of those persons to discharge of claims asserted and judgment therein is only conclusive between parties and their privies.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • quasi in rem — / in rem/ adv or adj [Latin, as if against a thing]: as if one were proceeding against the thing used esp. in reference to proceedings (as for attachment of property) in which one seeks satisfaction of a claim against a person by adjudication of… …   Law dictionary

  • Quasi in rem jurisdiction — Quasi in rem (Latin, as if against a thing ) is a legal term referring to a legal action based on property rights of a person absent from the jurisdiction.A quasi in rem action is commonly used when jurisdiction over the defendant is unobtainable …   Wikipedia

  • quasi in rem jurisdiction — /kweysay in rem0/ Type of jurisdiction of a court based on a person s interest in property within the jurisdiction of the court. Refers to proceedings that are brought against the defendant personally; yet it is the defendant s interest in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • quasi in rem — ə̇nˈrem adverb (or adjective) Etymology: Latin, as if against a thing : as if against a thing (as a right, status, property) proceedings and judgments are quasi in rem when they are in a court having no jurisdiction over the person of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quasi in rem action — An action which, although conventional in the sense of having named persons as parties, has the direct object of reaching and disposing of property or of some interest therein; an action in which the judgment deals with the status, ownership, or… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • quasi in rem proceeding — Same as quasi in rem action …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • proceeding quasi in rem — See quasi in rem action …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • jurisdiction quasi in rem — The power of a court over the defendant s interest in property, real or personal, within the geographical limits of the court. The court s judgment or decree binds only the defendant s interest and not the whole world as in the case of… …   Black's law dictionary

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