payment into court

Definition of "payment into court"
  1. Money or property given to the court clerk for distribution after a lawsuit, typically by someone who is not part of the lawsuit but owes something that is subject to the dispute
How to use "payment into court" in a sentence
  1. When the two business partners couldn't decide on the division of their assets, their client made a payment into court.
  2. During the landlord-tenant dispute, the tenant made a payment into court to avoid eviction.
  3. Because he owed the business money, he decided to make a payment into court until a decision was made on who owned the disputed assets.

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