blank endorsement
blank endorsement see endorsement

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

blank endorsement
n.
Endorsing a check or promissory note by signing it without writing in a recipient’s name, leaving a space for insertion of a recipient’s name.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


blank endorsement
An endorsement that passes title to a negotiable instrument without naming the person to whom it should be paid. Compare: qualified endorsement
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


blank endorsement
The writing of the name of a person who holds a negotiable instrument on the back of the document without specifically designating to whom the paper is to be paid, which transfers the rights that the signer had in the instrument to the person who presents it for payment.

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


blank endorsement
The writing of the name of a person who holds a negotiable instrument on the back of the document without specifically designating to whom the paper is to be paid, which transfers the rights that the signer had in the instrument to the person who presents it for payment.

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

blank endorsement
n.
   endorsement of a check or other negotiable paper without naming the person to whom it would be paid.
   See also: negotiable instrument

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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