third-party beneficiary

  • 1 third-party beneficiary — A person who is not a party to a contract, but has legal rights to enforce the contract or share in proceeds because the contract was specifically intended for that person s benefit. For example, a grandparent contracts to buy a car for a… …

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  • 2 third–party beneficiary — see beneficiary d Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 3 third party beneficiary — n. A person who is not a party to a contract but who will benefit from it and has rights under it. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

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  • 4 Third party beneficiary — A third party beneficiary, in the law of contracts, is a person who may have the right to sue on a contract, despite not having originally been a party to the contract. This right arises where the third party is the intended beneficiary of the… …

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  • 5 Third Party Beneficiary — A person who will benefit from a contract made between two other parties. This third party beneficiary was not a party to the contract itself, but if the contract is fulfilled, the third party stands to realize a benefit. Under certain… …

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  • 6 Third-Party Beneficiary — An individual who can sue parties in a contract despite not being a party listed in the original contract document. The third party beneficiaries right to sue, called ius quaesitum tertio, comes from a party in the contract intending to involve… …

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  • 7 third-party beneficiary — The beneficiary of a contract made between two other persons. 17 Am J2d Contr § 302 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 8 third party beneficiary contract — in US law a contract that allows a party to whom the parties in a main contract intend to receive a benefit to enforce a duty created by the main contract, irrespective of an issue of consideration: Lawrence v . Fox 20 NY 268 (1859). English law… …

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  • 9 third-party beneficiary contract — A contract for the benefit of a third person. 17 Am J2d Contr § 302 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 10 incidental third-party beneficiary — Same as incidental beneficiary …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 11 third party — see party 1a, b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. third party n. A p …

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  • 12 Third party — is often used in the English language in connection with any relationship between two parties or entities to refer to some other person or entity with some involvement, and may refer to:* Third party (politics), in any two party system of… …

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  • 13 third–party claim — n 1: a claim made against a third party in a third party complaint compare counterclaim, cross action, cross claim 2: a claim made by an injured third p …

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  • 14 third party — One not a party to an agreement, a transaction, or an action but who may have rights therein. See also party privity @ third party action A proceeding distinct from the main action. It is in the nature of an indemnity or contribution, the purpose …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 15 third-party contract — See third party beneficiary contract …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 16 third-party trust — A special needs trust funded exclusively with property given by people other than the beneficiary. Compare: self settled trust Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Getting Your Affairs in Order Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Living Wills &… …

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  • 17 beneficiary — ben·e·fi·cia·ry /ˌbe nə fi shē ˌer ē, fi shə rē/ n pl ries: a person or entity (as a charity or estate) that receives a benefit from something: as a: the person or entity named or otherwise entitled to receive the principal or income or both from …

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  • 18 beneficiary — /benafish(iy)ary/ One who benefits from act of another. A party who will benefit from a transfer of property or other arrangement. Examples include the beneficiary of a trust, the beneficiary of a life insurance policy, and the beneficiary of an… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 Beneficiary — A beneficiary (also, in trust law, referred to as the cestui que use ) in the broadest sense is a natural person or other legal entity who receives money or other benefits from a benefactor. For example: The beneficiary of a life insurance policy …

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  • 20 party — A person concerned or having or taking part in any affair, matter, transaction, or proceeding, considered individually. A party to an action is a person whose name is designated on record as plaintiff or defendant. M & A Elec. Power Co op, v.… …

    Black's law dictionary

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