judgment by default
judgment by default see judgment 1a

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

judgment by default
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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

judgment by default
n.
   See also: default judgment

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • judgment by default — UK US (UK also judgement by default) noun [C or U] LAW ► DEFAULT JUDGMENT(Cf. ↑default judgment) …   Financial and business terms

  • judgment by default — noun a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court) • Syn: ↑default judgment, ↑default judgement, ↑judgement by default • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • judgment by default — See default judgment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • judgment by default final — A default judgment in final form, effective by way of estoppel and res judicata, upon the allegations of the complaint. De Hoff v Black, 206 NE 687, 175 NE 179 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • judgment by default and inquiry — A judgment which establishes a right of action in the plaintiff as declared in the complaint, the precise character, extent, and amount of which remains to be determined by a hearing in damages and a final judgment thereon. De Hoff v Black, 206… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • judgement by default — noun a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court) • Syn: ↑default judgment, ↑default judgement, ↑judgment by default • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • judgement by default — UK US noun [C] (UK LAW ► DEFAULT JUDGMENT(Cf. ↑default judgment) …   Financial and business terms

  • judgement by default — legal ruling made in the absence of one of the parties, judgment made when one side is not present …   English contemporary dictionary

  • default judgment — see judgment 1a Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. default judgment …   Law dictionary

  • judgment — judg·ment also judge·ment / jəj mənt/ n 1 a: a formal decision or determination on a matter or case by a court; esp: final judgment in this entry compare dictum, disposition …   Law dictionary

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