in rem
adverb or adjective Etymology: Late Latin Date: 1761 against a thing (as a right, status, or property) — used especially of legal actions, judgments, or jurisdiction; compare in personam

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  • 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 — [L.] (Law) Lit., in or against a (or the) thing; Note: used: (a) Of any right (called {right in rem} or {jus in rem}) of such a nature as to be available over its subject without reference to one person more than another, or, as generally… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jus in rem — In rem In rem [L.] (Law) Lit., in or against a (or the) thing; Note: used: (a) Of any right (called {right in rem} or {jus in rem}) of such a nature as to be available over its subject without reference to one person more than another, or, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • right in rem — In rem In rem [L.] (Law) Lit., in or against a (or the) thing; Note: used: (a) Of any right (called {right in rem} or {jus in rem}) of such a nature as to be available over its subject without reference to one person more than another, or, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Quasi in rem jurisdiction — Quasi in rem (Latin, as if against a thing ) is a legal term referring to a legal action based on property rights of a person absent from the jurisdiction.A quasi in rem action is commonly used when jurisdiction over the defendant is unobtainable …   Wikipedia

  • Actio de in rem verso — Die actio de in rem verso oder später auch „Versionsklage“ war ein Klaganspruch des römischen Rechts, der sich noch bis zur Einführung des BGB (1. Januar 1900) halten konnte. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 1.1 Römisches Recht 1.2 Gemeines Recht… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Actio in rem — Die actio in rem ist ein Rechtsinstitut des römischen Privatrechts. Die actio in rem wendet sich als Leistungsklage gegen die Beeinträchtigung eines Rechts. Das Recht zur Klageerhebung ist in diesem Falle also ein Bestandteil des umfassenden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Actio de in rem verso — is a legal term meaning enrichment without cause. Its origin lies in the Roman Corpus Juris Civilis and French Code Napoleon. The five criteria of such a claim are:#There was an actual enrichment. #There was an impoverishment. #There is a… …   Wikipedia

  • In personam — (in purr soh nam) from Latin for directed toward a particular person. In a lawsuit in which the case is against a specific individual, that person must be served with a summons and complaint to give the court jurisdiction to try the case, and the …   Wikipedia

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