entry of judgment
Placement of a judgment on the official roll of judgments.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


entry of judgment
Formally recording the result of a lawsuit that is based upon the determination by the court of the facts and applicable law, and that makes the result effective for purposes of bringing an action to enforce it or to commence an appeal.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


entry of judgment
Formally recording the result of a lawsuit that is based upon the determination by the court of the facts and applicable law, and that makes the result effective for purposes of bringing an action to enforce it or to commence an appeal.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

entry of judgment
n.
   the placement of a judgment on the official roll of judgments.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • entry of judgment — Recording a judgment in judgment book. 30A Am J Rev ed Judgm § 93. Spreading the judgment in full length upon the records of the trial court. 30A Am J Rev ed Judgm § 104. The enrolling of a judgment on the records of the court; a ministerial… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • entry of court order — The placing of an order of court of record by the clerk, after the court has made the order by announcing it or signing it. 37 Am J1st Motions § 29. See entry of judgment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • entry of decree — Same as entry of judgment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • rendition of judgment — Rendition of a judgment is effected when trial court in open court declares the decision of the law upon the matters at issue, and it is distinguishable from entry of judgment, which is a purely ministerial act by which the judgment is made of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • confession of judgment — confession of judgment: acknowledgment by a debtor of a claim and consent that a judgment may be entered usu. without notice or hearing for the amount of the claim when it is due and unpaid compare cognovit note at note Merriam Webster’s… …   Law dictionary

  • arrest of judgment — A remedy by motion for a party against whom a verdict has been rendered. A remedy solely for the defendant under the earlier practice where a judgment non obstante veredicto was available only for a plaintiff. 30A Am J Rev ed Judgm § 292.… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • satisfaction of judgment — Compliance with or fulfillment of the mandate, such ordinarily being the payment of the money due thereunder. 30A Am J Rev ed Judgm § 990. The release of a judgment as paid or satisfied. As used in a clause of a liability insurance policy… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • notice of judgment — Notice to the party against whom a judgment has been rendered of the entry of the judgment, usually a matter of constructive notice from the docketing and indexing, but in a few instances required by statute as a matter of the giving of a formal… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pronouncement of judgment — The rendition of judgment by the court. 30A Am J Rev ed Judgm § 49. The rendition of judgment and direction for the entry thereof. People v Walker, 76 Cal App 192, 200, 244 P 94, 98 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • error of judgment — phrase a bad decision Keeping quiet turned out to be a serious error of judgment. Thesaurus: mistakessynonym Main entry: error …   Useful english dictionary

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