jurisdiction in rem
jurisdiction in rem see jurisdiction

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

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  • Jurisdiction in rem — (Latin, power about or against the thing ) is a legal term describing the power a court may exercise over property (either real or personal) or a status against a person over whom the court does not have in personam jurisdiction . Jurisdiction in …   Wikipedia

  • jurisdiction in rem — Power of a court over a thing so that its judgment is valid as against the rights of every person in the thing, e.g. a judgment or decree of registration of title to land. See also in rem jurisdiction quasi in rem …   Black's law dictionary

  • jurisdiction in rem — Power of a court over a thing so that its judgment is valid as against the rights of every person in the thing, e.g. a judgment or decree of registration of title to land. See also in rem jurisdiction quasi in rem …   Black's law dictionary

  • jurisdiction in rem — Jurisdiction over a res or thing situated in the state, which may be property or a status or relation. Hamm v Hamm, 30 Tenn App 122, 204 SW2d 113, 175 ALR 523. That jurisdiction of the property in contest in an action which is obtained by a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • In rem — is Latin for in a thing . In a lawsuit, an action in rem is directed towards some specific piece of property, rather than being a claim for, say, monetary compensation against a person (which is an in personam or personal action). It focuses on… …   Wikipedia

  • in rem jurisdiction — see jurisdiction Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • in rem jurisdiction — Refers to an action that is taken directly against the defendant s property. The term may be contrasted with in personam jurisdiction. Power over a thing possessed by a court which allows it to seize and hold the object for some legal purpose;… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in rem jurisdiction — Refers to an action that is taken directly against the defendant s property. The term may be contrasted with in personam jurisdiction. Power over a thing possessed by a court which allows it to seize and hold the object for some legal purpose;… …   Black's law dictionary

  • jurisdiction quasi in rem — The power of a court over the defendant s interest in property, real or personal, within the geographical limits of the court. The court s judgment or decree binds only the defendant s interest and not the whole world as in the case of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • jurisdiction quasi in rem — The power of a court over the defendant s interest in property, real or personal, within the geographical limits of the court. The court s judgment or decree binds only the defendant s interest and not the whole world as in the case of… …   Black's law dictionary

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