absolute decree

absolute decree Endurteil n (im Scheidungsverfahren)

English-german law dictionary. 2013.

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  • decree absolute — noun 1. A final decree 2. (in a divorce) that which makes the former partners free to marry again • • • Main Entry: ↑decree * * * decree absolute UK US noun [countable] [singular dec …   Useful english dictionary

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  • decree — de·cree /di krē/ n [Old French decré, from Latin decretum, from neuter of decretus, past participle of decernere to decide] 1: an order having the force of law by judicial decree 2: a judicial decision esp. in an equity or probate court; broadly …   Law dictionary

  • decree absolute — The name given to the final and conclusive Court Order after the condition of a decree nisi is met. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • decree absolute — ► NOUN (pl. decrees absolute) English Law ▪ a final order by a court of law which officially ends a marriage …   English terms dictionary

  • decree nisi and absolute — an order of the court in two stages: 1. terminating a marriage. 2. granting foreclosure in respect of a mortgage where the mortgagor has defaulted. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • absolute — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not qualified or diminished in any way; total. 2) having unlimited power: an absolute ruler. 3) not relative or comparative: absolute moral principles. 4) Grammar (of a construction) syntactically independent of the rest of the… …   English terms dictionary

  • decree nisi — A provisional decision of the Court that does not have absolute effect until certain conditions are met. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • Decree nisi — A decree nisi (from the Latin nisi, meaning unless ) is a court order that does not have any force until such time that a particular condition is met, such as a subsequent petition to the court or the passage of a specified period of time.[1]… …   Wikipedia

  • decree — The judgment of a court of equity or chancery, answering for most purposes to the judgment of a court of law. A decree in equity is a sentence or order of the court, pronounced on hearing and understanding all the points in issue, and determining …   Black's law dictionary

  • decree nisi — noun a decree issued on a first petition for divorce; becomes absolute at some later date • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑decree, ↑edict, ↑fiat, ↑order, ↑rescript * * * …   Useful english dictionary


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