in rem

Definition of "in rem"
  1. A Latin phrase for a legal action aimed at property instead of a specific person, often applied when property ownership is disputed
How to use "in rem" in a sentence
  1. The court took an in rem action to resolve the ownership dispute of the house.
  2. In rem jurisdiction was required to decide over the land conflict.
  3. He filed an in rem lawsuit against the controversial asset.

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