adverse party

  • 1 adverse party — see party 1b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adverse party …

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  • 2 Adverse party — An adverse party is an opposing party in a lawsuit under an adversary system of law. In general, an adverse party is a party against whom judgment is sought. For example, the adverse party for a defendant is the plaintiff. In a civil law case,… …

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  • 3 adverse party — A party to an action whose interests are opposed to or opposite the interests of another party to the action Appeal An adverse party entitled to notice of appeal is every party whose interest in relation to the judgment or decree appealed from is …

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  • 5 adverse party — noun The opposing party in a lawsuit under an adversary system of law; adversary …

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  • 6 Adverse — or adverse interest, in law, is anything that functions contrary to a party s interest. This word should not be confused with .Adverse witness and partyAn adverse witness is a witness whose testimony benefits an opposing party. Opposing parties… …

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  • 7 adverse — ad·verse /ad vərs, ad ˌvərs/ adj: opposed to one s interests: operating to one s detriment an adverse verdict Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adverse …

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  • 8 party — par·ty n pl parties 1 a: one (as a person, group, or entity) constituting alone or with others one of the sides of a proceeding, transaction, or agreement the parties to a contract a person who signed the instrument as a party to the instrument… …

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  • 9 adverse possession — see possession Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adverse possession …

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  • 10 Adverse — Ad verse, a. [OE. advers, OF. avers, advers, fr. L. adversus, p. p. advertere to turn to. See {Advert}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Acting against, or in a contrary direction; opposed; contrary; opposite; conflicting; as, adverse winds; an adverse party;… …

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  • 11 Adverse possession — Adverse Ad verse, a. [OE. advers, OF. avers, advers, fr. L. adversus, p. p. advertere to turn to. See {Advert}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Acting against, or in a contrary direction; opposed; contrary; opposite; conflicting; as, adverse winds; an adverse …

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  • 12 Adverse possession — Squatter s rights redirects here. For the film, see Squatter s Rights (film). Property law …

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  • 13 adverse interest — An interest which displaces one s own interest in whole or in part. As used in a statute permitting a litigant to call and cross examine any person having an adverse interest in the outcome of the litigation, the term adverse interest is to be… …

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  • 14 adverse witness — noun A witness called on behalf of an adverse party. Syn: hostile witness …

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  • 15 Adverse inference — is a legal inference, adverse to the concerned party, drawn from silence or absence of requested evidence. It is part of evidence codes based on common law in various countries. According to Lawvibe, the adverse inference can be quite damning at… …

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  • 16 adverse interest — A right or concern that s contrary to the interest or claim of another. An adverse interest in real property is a claim against the property, such as an easement. Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations… …

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  • 17 Adverse selection — Adverse selection, anti selection, or negative selection is a term used in economics, insurance, statistics, and risk management. On the most abstract level, it refers to a market process in which bad results occur when buyers and sellers have… …

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  • 18 adverse witness — see witness Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adverse witness …

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  • 19 adverse — /ˈædvɜs / (say advers), /ədˈvɜs / (say uhd vers) adjective 1. antagonistic in purpose or effect: adverse criticism 2. opposing one s interests or desire: adverse fate; adverse fortune; adverse influences; adverse circumstances. 3. being or acting …

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  • 20 adverse interest — The adverse interest of a witness, so as to permit cross examination by the party calling him, must be so involved in the event of the suit that a legal right or liability will be acquired, lost, or materially affected by the judgment, and must… …

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