judgment in personam

Definition of "judgment in personam"
  1. A type of judgment that impacts the specific individual or entity involved in a legal proceeding
How to use "judgment in personam" in a sentence
  1. The defendant was ordered to pay damages as a result of the judgment in personam.
  2. In a contract dispute, a judgment in personam can mandate a party to perform certain actions.
  3. The nature of judgment in personam is such that it applies strictly to the parties present in the legal suit and not to anyone else.

Provide Feedback
Browse Our Legal Dictionary
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z