lawful claim

  • 1 lawful claim — index due Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 claim — n [Old French, from clamer to call, claim, from Latin clamare to shout, proclaim] 1 a: a demand for something (as money) due or believed to be due; specif: a demand for a benefit (as under the workers compensation law) or contractual payment (as… …

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  • 3 lawful — lawful, legal, legitimate, licit mean permitted, sanctioned, or recognized by law or the law. Lawful differs from the others in implying a reference to various sorts of law (as divine law, natural law, or the law of the land, or as civil law,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 lawful charges — Impositions lawfully imposed. Charges made in accord with rates prescribed by law. As the term is used in a statute requiring a party who redeems from a mortgage foreclosure sale to pay all lawful charges, it is one of very large signification… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 5 lawful entry — An entry on real estate, by one out of possession, under claim or color of right and without force or fraud. An entry of premises pursuant to a search warrant. See ejection eviction process (summary process); search warrant …

    Black's law dictionary

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  • 7 Montauk Point land claim — Stephen Talkhouse The Montauk Point land claim was a series of three lawsuits brought by Chief Wyandank Pharaoh, nephew of the famous Stephen Talkhouse who died in the same year (1879) that the tribe lost the last remaining vestige of their… …

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  • 8 overcharge claim — noun : a formal request by a shipper on a carrier for refund of an excess over the lawful charge …

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  • 9 due — adj [Old French deu, past participle of devoir to owe, from Latin debere] 1 a: satisfying or capable of satisfying an obligation, duty, or requirement under the law the buyer s due performance under the contract due proof of loss b: proper under… …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 subrogation — sub·ro·ga·tion /ˌsə brō gā shən/ n 1: an equitable doctrine holding that when a third party pays a creditor or obligee the third party succeeds to the creditor s rights against the debtor or obligor; also: a doctrine holding that when an… …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 Edward VI of England — Infobox British Royalty|majesty name = Edward VI title = King of England and Ireland caption = Edward as Prince of Wales, Flemish School [Once attributed to Hans Eworth, the portrait has more recently been associated with William Scrots, though… …

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  • 12 rightful — [rīt′fəl] adj. 1. fair and just; right 2. having a just, lawful claim, or right [the rightful owner] 3. belonging or owned by just or lawful claim, or by right [a rightful rank] 4. proper or fitting rightfully adv. rightfulness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 Jerusalem (A.D. 71-1099) —     Jerusalem (A.D. 71 1099)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Jerusalem (A.D. 71 1099)     I. TO THE TIME OF CONSTANTINE (71 312)     When Titus took Jerusalem (April September, A.D. 70) he ordered his soldiers to destroy the city (Josephus, De… …

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  • 14 due — adj 1. payable, immediately payable, mature, outstanding, receivable; owed, unpaid, in arrears. 2. rightful, right, proper, right and proper, correct, fitting, appropriate, apposite, apt, lawful, meet; adequate, sufficient, enough, satisfactory,… …

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  • 15 justa causa — (Civil law.) A just cause; a lawful or proper motive; a lawful claim. See Mackeldey s Roman Law § 283 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 16 Íngrid Betancourt — This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Betancourt and the second or maternal family name is Pulecio. Ingrid Betancourt Pulecio …

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  • 17 subrogation — The substitution of one person in the place of another with reference to a lawful claim, demand or right, so that he who is substituted succeeds to the rights of the other in relation to the debt or claim, and its rights, remedies, or securities …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 titleship — /tuyt l ship /, n. lawful claim to title, esp. of property. [TITLE + SHIP] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 19 recaption — 1. noun The lawful claim and recovery, by a person, of goods wrongly taken from him 2. verb To assign a new caption to. The newspaper was forced to recaption the photograph to avoid a libel suit …

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  • 20 due — I. a. 1. Owed, to be paid. 2. Proper, fit, suitable, appropriate, becoming, befitting. 3. Owing, to be ascribed. II. n. 1. Debt, what is due. 2. Right, just title, lawful claim. III. ad …

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