jurisdiction quasi in rem

Jurisdiction neither strictly in personam nor strictly in rem; an action in personam where a thing or res is indirectly affected by the decision. Hanson v Denekla, 357 US 235, 2 L Ed 1283, 78 S Ct 1228, reh den 358 US 858, 3 L Ed 2d 92, 79 S Ct 10. Jurisdiction in a proceeding affecting a status or relation, for example, a marital status. Hamm v Hamm, 30 Tenn App 122, 204 SW2d 113, 175 ALR 523.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • 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

  • quasi in rem jurisdiction — see jurisdiction Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. quasi in rem jurisdiction …   Law dictionary

  • quasi in rem jurisdiction — See jurisdiction quasi in rem …   Ballentine'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

  • 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

  • judgment quasi in rem — A judgment based on the court s jurisdiction over the defendant s interest in property within the jurisdiction of the court and not on the court s jurisdiction over the person of the defendant (in personam) or over the thing itself (in rem) …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment quasi in rem — A judgment, the object of which is to determine as between particular persons, the title to particular property or the right to possession of particular property, or to subject certain property of a particular person to the payment of a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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