Definition of in personam in English:
Made or availing against or affecting a specific person only; imposing a personal liability: [as postpositive adjective]: rights and duties in personam [as adverb]: the view that trusts operate in personam Compare with in rem.
More example sentences
- It is important to note that our forfeiture provisions operate in personam and that forfeiture normally follows conviction.
- If the judgment is only to operate in personam jurisdiction of the thing by seizure or its equivalent is not necessary.
Latin, 'against a person'.
Definition of in personam in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia