privies in law

privies in law
: persons having by operation of special doctrines of law a mutual interest in or successive relationship to the same estate or right in the same property (as where one takes property from another by escheat) and succeeding to property with its attendant benefits and burdens

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • privies — /priviyz/ Those who are partakers or have an interest in any action or thing, or any relation to another. Brown v. Fidelity Union Trust Co., 126 N.J.Eq. 406, 9 A.2d 311, 326; Hamelik v. Sypek, 152 Misc. 799, 274 N.Y.S. 875. They are of six kinds …   Black's law dictionary

  • Privies — Privy Priv y, n.; pl. {Privies}. 1. (Law) A partaker; a person having an interest in any action or thing; one who has an interest in an estate created by another; a person having an interest derived from a contract or conveyance to which he is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • privies in estate — persons having a mutual interest in or successive relationship derived at the same time out of the same original seisin to the same estate or right in the same property the relationship existing between an original owner of an estate in property… …   Useful english dictionary

  • In the law governing the transfer or distribution of property, a child, children, and all individuals who descend from a common ancestor or descendents of any degree. — In the law governing the transfer or distribution of property, a child, children, and all individuals who descend from a common ancestor or descendents of any degree. A concept that refers to the fact that a particular question of fact or law,… …   Law dictionary

  • issue preclusion — n: estoppel by judgment at estoppel 2a Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • res judicata — res ju·di·ca·ta / rēz ˌjü di kä tə, rās ˌyü / n [Latin, judged matter] 1: a thing, matter, or determination that is adjudged or final: as a: a claim, issue, or cause of action that is settled by a judgment conclusive as to the rights, questions,… …   Law dictionary

  • privy — / pri vē/ n pl priv·ies [Anglo French privé, from Old French, intimate, confidant, from privé intimate, familiar, from Latin privatus private]: one having privity; esp: one who acquires an interest in the subject matter (as property) of prior or… …   Law dictionary

  • Privy — Priv y, n.; pl. {Privies}. 1. (Law) A partaker; a person having an interest in any action or thing; one who has an interest in an estate created by another; a person having an interest derived from a contract or conveyance to which he is not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Outhouse — This article is about a type of building or structure used primarily as a toilet . For other uses, see Outhouse (disambiguation). An outhouse at Goat Peak, 6,305 ft (1,922 m) above sea level An outhouse is a small structure separate from a main… …   Wikipedia

  • ECOLOGY — This survey deals with those Jewish sources which have particular reference to environmental matters, and the restrictions upon the actions of the individual both in his own private domain and in public places, to the extent that they affect his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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