attorney's implied authority

The authority which an attorney has, by virtue of his employment as an attorney, to do all acts necessary and proper to the regular and orderly conduct of the case; being such acts as affect the remedy only and not the cause of action. Such acts of the attorney are binding on his client, though done without consulting him. 7 Am J2d Attys § 120. An attorney employed to conduct a transaction not involving an appearance in court also has a measure of implied authority, although not in the broad scope accorded that of a counsel in litigation. For example an attorney employed to collect a claim has no implied authority to accept anything except lawful money in payment. Anno: 66 ALR 116, S. 30 ALR2d 949, § 5.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • authority — au·thor·i·ty n pl ties 1: an official decision of a court used esp. as a precedent 2 a: a power to act esp. over others that derives from status, position, or office the authority of the president; also: jurisdiction b: the power to act …   Law dictionary

  • List of characters in the Ace Attorney series — Contents 1 Recurring characters 1.1 Phoenix Wright 1.2 Miles Edgeworth …   Wikipedia

  • PUBLIC AUTHORITY — PUBLIC AUTHORITY, in the context of this article, a term referring to an authoritative body composed of representatives of the public – whether appointed or elected by the latter – and entrusted with the duty and power to arrange various matters… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Youngstown Sheet Tube Co. v. Sawyer ArgueDateA=May 12 ArgueDateB=13 ArgueYear=1952 DecideDate=June 2 DecideYear=1952 FullName=Youngstown Sheet Tube Company, et al. v. Charles Sawyer, Secretary of Commerce USVol=343 USPage=579 …   Wikipedia

  • Constitution Act, 1867 — Constitution of Canada This article is part of a series Constitutional history …   Wikipedia

  • agency — /ay jeuhn see/, n., pl. agencies. 1. an organization, company, or bureau that provides some service for another: a welfare agency. 2. a company having a franchise to represent another. 3. a governmental bureau, or an office that represents it. 4 …   Universalium

  • Agency (law) — Agency is an area of commercial law dealing with a contractual or quasi contractual tripartite set of relationships when an Agent is authorized to act on behalf of another (called the Principal) to create a legal relationship with a Third Party.… …   Wikipedia

  • Agent (law) — For other uses of the word Agent, see Agent (disambiguation). This is correctAn Agent in Commercial Law is a person who is authorised to act on behalf of another (called the Principal) to create a legal relationship with a Third Party. Section… …   Wikipedia

  • BET DIN AND JUDGES — (Heb. בֵּית דִּין; lit. house of judgment ). Bet din (pl. battei din) is the term, in rabbinic sources, for a Jewish court of law. In modern times it usually refers to   an ecclesiastical court dealing with religious matters such as divorce, and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

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.