quasi in rem jurisdiction

Definition of "quasi in rem jurisdiction"
  1. A court's authority based on an individual's rights or stakes in property within the court's geographic scope, permitting the court to produce legally binding decisions against the said individual
How to use "quasi in rem jurisdiction" in a sentence
  1. The quasi in rem jurisdiction allowed the court to make a decision over the dispute, since the defendant had property interests within the court's territory.
  2. Quasi in rem jurisdiction came into play in settling the estate because the deceased had significant property within the court's jurisdiction.
  3. Due to quasi in rem jurisdiction, the case was heard in a court that had control over the property in question.

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