in personam meaning

Pronunciation:   "in personam" in a sentence
  • /in pər-sōˈnam or per-/ (Latin; law) against a specific person, used of a proceeding, enforceable rights, etc (see also in rem).


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  1. in personam jurisdiction
  2. Two of the defendants filed motions for dismissal for lack of in personam jurisdiction.
  3. An " in personam " criminal forfeiture judgment was also entered against him.
  4. Any judgment will affect only the property seized, as " in personam " jurisdiction is unobtainable.
  5. Action " in rem " ( property ) is an action separated from the action in personam.

Related Words

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  5. in person meaning
  6. in perspective meaning
  7. in petto meaning
  8. in phase meaning
  9. in pieces meaning
  10. in pig meaning
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