litem motam


litem motam
See ante litem motem.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • ante litem motam — before the case began . Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • ante litem motam — /aentiy laytam mowtam/ At time when declarant had no motive to distort truth. Before suit brought, before controversy instituted. Also, before the controversy arose …   Black's law dictionary

  • post litem motam — /powst laytam mowtam/ After suit moved or commenced. Depositions in relation to the subject of a suit, made after litigation had commenced, were formerly sometimes so termed …   Black's law dictionary

  • ante litem motam — Before the commencement of the suit, such being a test of admissibility of declarations on the theory that at such time the declarant had no motive to distort truth. 29 Am J2d Evid § 605 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • post litem motam — After the commencement of the action, suit, or litigation …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • lis mota — /lis mowts/ A controversy moved or begun. By this term is meant a dispute which has arisen upon a point or question which afterwards forms the issue upon which legal proceedings are instituted. After such controversy has arisen (post litem motam) …   Black's law dictionary

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