referee

A person appointed by a court to perform certain offices in the progress of a case pending in the court of his appointment, sometimes trying the issues or part of the issues and reporting findings of fact, at other times trying the case and rendering a decision therein. 45 Am J1st Ref § 3. An officer of the court, sometimes a general officer, at other times a special officer appointed for a particular case. 20 Am J2d Cis § 4. An officer conducting preliminary or original hearings upon claims for workmen's compensation. 58 Am J1st Workm Comp § 454. A term sometimes loosely applied to an auditor appointed to examine accounts or to a person appointed to make a partition or conduct a sale in a partition action. See report of referee.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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