in personam judgment

Definition of "in personam judgment"
  1. A court decision that is directly addressed to a specific individual
How to use "in personam judgment" in a sentence
  1. The court issued an in personam judgment, requiring the individual to pay the outstanding debt.
  2. The defendant was not present in court, so the in personam judgment could not be enforced.
  3. An in personam judgment was necessary to address the individual's specific circumstances.

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