action in personam

See in personam.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • action in personam — /aekshan in parsownam/ See in personam …   Black's law dictionary

  • action — ac·tion n [Latin actio legal proceeding, from agere to do, carry out, initiate legal proceedings] 1 a: a judicial proceeding for the enforcement or protection of a right, the redress or prevention of a wrong, or the punishment of a public offense …   Law dictionary

  • action — Conduct; behavior; something done; the condition of acting; an act or series of acts. Term in its usual legal sense means a lawsuit brought in a court; a formal complaint within the jurisdiction of a court of law. Pathman Const. Co. v. Knox… …   Black's law dictionary

  • action — et besongne, Pragma, Actio. Action et droit de poursuyvre en justice ce qui nous est deu, Actio. Action de grace, Gratulatio, Gratiarum actio. Action personnelle, Condictio, Actio in personam. Action réelle, Actio in rem. Action petitoire,… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • personam — See in personam; in personam action …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • in personam — in per·so·nam /ˌin pər sō nəm/ adv or adj [Latin, against a person]: against a person for the purpose of imposing a liability or obligation to do or not do something an action in personam an in personam suit see also in personam jurisdiction at …   Law dictionary

  • judgment in personam — A judgment, necessarily on a personal obligation, which follows the person wherever he may be, and which may be enforced by action or levy, wherever he may be found, binding the person of the defendant. A money judgment which is rendered in an… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Litis nomen actionem significat, sive in rem, sive in personam sit — The word lis signifies an action, whether an action in rem or an action in personam …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • in personam actio est, qua cum eo agimus qui obligatus est nobis ad faciendum aliquid vel dandum — /in parsownam aeksh(iy)ow est, kwey kam iyow abjamas kway oblageytas est nowbas aed feys(h)iyendam aelakwid vel daendam/ The action in personam is that by which we sue him who is under obligation to us to do something or give something …   Black's law dictionary

  • In personam actio est, qua cum eo agimus qui obligatus est nobis ad faciendum aliquid vel dandum — An action in personam is one in which we sue a person who is obligated to us to do something or to give something …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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