in lieu
'in place of'.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


in lieu
Instead of. For example, a "deed in lieu of foreclosure" is a deed to a house offered to the lender by the homeowner so that the lender will not foreclose.
Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

in lieu
prep.
   instead. "In lieu taxes" are use taxes paid instead of sales tax. A "deed in lieu of foreclosure" occurs when a debtor just deeds the property securing the loan to the lender rather than go through the foreclosure process.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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