action in rem

See in rem.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • action in rem — /aekshan in rem/ See in rem …   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

  • rem|on|toir — «REHM uhn TWAHR», noun. a device in a clock or watch that keeps action of a pendulum or balance uniform. ╂[< French remontoir < remonter; see etym. under remount (Cf. ↑remount)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • action — 1. action [ aksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe « manière d agir »; XIIIe en parlant de personnes; déb. XIIe accium de grâce; lat. actio I ♦ 1 ♦ Ce que fait qqn et ce par quoi il réalise une intention ou une impulsion. ⇒ 1. acte, 2. fait. « Les actions les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • action quasi in rem — /aekshan kweysay in rem/ An action brought against persons which only seeks to subject the interest in certain property of those persons to discharge of claims asserted and judgment therein is only conclusive between parties and their privies.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • action quasi in rem — See quasi in rem action …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • rem proceeding — See in rem action …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Action de in rem verso —    Droit civil: action permettant d agir dans le cas d enrichissement sans cause …   Lexique de Termes Juridiques

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