alternative judgment

A judgment which gives an election to the party against whom rendered in respect of the obligation imposed upon and to be satisfied by him. Such a judgment is usually deemed void for want of certainty in determination of rights of the parties. 30A Am J1st Judgm § 57. A true and valid alternative judgment is provided by statutes for replevin actions, the provision being for a judgment in the alternative for the possession of the property or the value thereof. 46 Am J1st Replev § 122.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • alternative — al·ter·na·tive 1 /ȯl tər nə tiv, al / adj 1: alternate (1) 2: offering or expressing a choice an alternative contract see also alternative pleading at …   Law dictionary

  • judgment — A sense of knowledge sufficient to comprehend nature of transaction. Thomas v. Young, 57 App. D.C. 282, 22 F.2d 588, 590. An opinion or estimate. McClung Const. Co. v. Muncy, Tex.Civ.App., 65 S.W.2d 786, 790. The formation of an opinion or notion …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment — A sense of knowledge sufficient to comprehend nature of transaction. Thomas v. Young, 57 App. D.C. 282, 22 F.2d 588, 590. An opinion or estimate. McClung Const. Co. v. Muncy, Tex.Civ.App., 65 S.W.2d 786, 790. The formation of an opinion or notion …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment — judg·ment also judge·ment / jəj mənt/ n 1 a: a formal decision or determination on a matter or case by a court; esp: final judgment in this entry compare dictum, disposition …   Law dictionary

  • Judgment Day (2005) — Infobox Wrestling event name=Judgment Day (2005) promotion=World Wrestling Entertainment brand=SmackDown! date=May 22, 2005 venue=Target Center city=Minneapolis, Minnesota attendance=9,500 lastevent=Backlash (2005) nextevent=ECW One Night Stand… …   Wikipedia

  • alternative relief — Under Fed.Rules 8(a) the party seeking a judgment may demand it in the alternative, or in various forms, e.g. demand for a money judgment and for equitable relief …   Black's law dictionary

  • Alternative names for chronic fatigue syndrome — Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is the name currently used by the majority of the medical and scientific community to describe a condition or set of conditions characterized by fatigue and other symptoms. The term is contested, mostly by patients… …   Wikipedia

  • Alternative theories regarding Hurricane Katrina — Following the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina, various conjectures were put forward suggesting that Katrina was not an ordinary natural event, but was instead influenced by human behavior or supernatural forces. Assertions of the… …   Wikipedia

  • judgment day — noun Alternative spelling of judgement day; the day when everything is to be judged …   Wiktionary

  • Majority Judgment — Part of the Politics series Electoral methods Single winner …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.