jurisdiction in rem

Definition of "jurisdiction in rem"
  1. A type of jurisdiction where a court has authority over a specific piece of property or thing, rather than the individuals involved
How to use "jurisdiction in rem" in a sentence
  1. The court has jurisdiction in rem over the disputed property, allowing it to determine who has rightful ownership.
  2. Jurisdiction in rem was asserted to deal with issues relating to the stays' ownership.
  3. The legal dispute was escalated to a court that could enforce jurisdiction in rem to resolve it.

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