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

  • 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

  • entry — en·try n pl en·tries 1: the privilege of entering real property see also right of entry 2: the act of entering real property a warrantless entry by the officer see also trespass …   Law dictionary

  • judgment satisfied — An entry on the record indicating payment and satisfaction of a judgment. The entry of judgment satisfied is not a part of the judgment of the court. It is an entry of record to be used as evidence in case there is a question about the plaintiff… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Judgment (law) — Civil procedure in the United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Doctrines of civil procedure Jurisdiction Subject matter jurisdiction Diversity jurisdiction Personal jurisdiction Removal jurisdiction Venue Change of venue …   Wikipedia

  • entry — The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in writing of particulars; or that which is entered; an item. Generally synonymous with recording. In re Labb, D.C.N.Y., 42 F.Supp. 542, 544. See also enroll Enter, in practice, means to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • entry — The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in writing of particulars; or that which is entered; an item. Generally synonymous with recording. In re Labb, D.C.N.Y., 42 F.Supp. 542, 544. See also enroll Enter, in practice, means to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment lien — Security for the judgment debt. 30A Am J Rev ed Judgm § 480. A lien predicated upon the rendition or entry of judgment, the same being the right given the judgment creditor to subject by levy or seizure the property of the judgment debtor to the… …   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

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