absconding debtor

  • 1 absconding debtor — One who absconds from creditors to avoid payment of debts. A debtor who has intentionally concealed himself or herself from creditors, or withdrawn from the reach of their suits, with intent to frustrate their just demands. Such act was formerly… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 absconding debtor — One who absconds from his creditors to avoid payment of debts. A debtor who has intentionally concealed himself from his creditors, or withdrawn himself from the reach of their suits, with intent to frustrate their just demands. Such act was… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 3 absconding debtor — A person who has gone out of the state, or one who has intentionally concealed himself from his creditors, or withdrawn himself from the reach or their suits, with intent to frustrate their just demand. Fitch v Waite, 5 Conn 117, 121 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 4 debtor — One who owes a debt to another who is called the creditor; one who may be compelled to pay a claim or demand; anyone liable on a claim, whether due or to become due. First Nat. Bank & Trust Co. in Macon v. Kunes, 128 Ga.App. 565, 197 S.E.2d 446,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 5 Absconding — Abscond Ab*scond , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Absconded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Absconding}.] [L. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + d[a^]re (only in comp.) to put. Cf. {Do}.] 1. To hide, withdraw, or be concealed. [1913 Webster] The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Abscond — Ab*scond , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Absconded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Absconding}.] [L. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + d[a^]re (only in comp.) to put. Cf. {Do}.] 1. To hide, withdraw, or be concealed. [1913 Webster] The marmot… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Absconded — Abscond Ab*scond , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Absconded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Absconding}.] [L. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + d[a^]re (only in comp.) to put. Cf. {Do}.] 1. To hide, withdraw, or be concealed. [1913 Webster] The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 swindling — The acquisition of property or an instrument representing a valuable right by means of some device or fraudulent representation with intent to appropriate such property or instrument or to destroy or impair the right of the owner therein. 32 Am… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 9 abscond — ab·scond /ab skänd, əb / vi: to depart secretly: withdraw and hide oneself; specif: to evade the legal process of a court by hiding within or secretly leaving its jurisdiction abscond ed with the funds abscond from New York abscond to Canada… …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 fly-by-night —    1. an absconding debtor    Not from a witch, on or off her broomstick, or from the ominous bird, also known as the whistler or gobbleratch, whose nocturnal flight presaged imminent death, nor even the tourist on a package holiday on the… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 11 moonlight flit —    the clandestine departure of an absconding debtor    Formerly, a tenant in arrears with his rent, whose chattels could be distrained by the landlord so long as they remained in the rented premises, but not elsewhere:     He has e en made a… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 12 abscond — /abskond/ To go in a clandestine manner out of the jurisdiction of the courts, or to lie concealed, in order to avoid their process. To hide, conceal, or absent oneself clandestinely, with the intent to avoid legal process. Postponing limitations …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 magister bonorum vendendorum — /majistar banoram vendendoram/ In Roman law, a person appointed by judicial authority to inventory, collect, and sell the property of an absent or absconding debtor for the benefit of his creditors. He was generally one of the creditors, and his… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 14 bankruptcy — /bangk rupt see, reuhp see/, n., pl. bankruptcies. 1. the state of being or becoming bankrupt. 2. utter ruin, failure, depletion, or the like. [1690 1700; BANKRUPT + CY] * * * Status of a debtor who has been declared by judicial process to be… …

    Universalium

  • 15 Commercial insolvency in Canada — A closed restaurant in Gananoque, Ontario Commercial insolvency in Canada has options and procedures that are distinct from those available in consumer insolvency proceedings. It is governed by the following statutes: The Bankruptcy and… …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 attachment — The legal process of seizing another s property in accordance with a writ or judicial order for the purpose of securing satisfaction of a judgment yet to be rendered. The act or process of taking, apprehending, or seizing persons or property, by… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 attachment — The legal process of seizing another s property in accordance with a writ or judicial order for the purpose of securing satisfaction of a judgment yet to be rendered. The act or process of taking, apprehending, or seizing persons or property, by… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 short summons — A process, authorized in some of the states, to be issued against an absconding, fraudulent, or nonresident debtor, which is returnable within a less number of days than an ordinary writ of summons …

    Black's law dictionary


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