Interpleader

A claim by a third party to ownership of goods levied upon under a warrant of execution which is disputed by a creditor. The Court then issues an interpleader summons for the parties to attend Court to adjudicate on rightful ownership
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Interpleader

In`ter┬Ěplead'er noun 1. One who interpleads. 2. (Law) A proceeding devised to enable a person, of whom the same debt, duty, or thing is claimed adversely by two or more parties, to compel them to litigate the right or title between themselves, and thereby to relieve himself from
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Interpleader

• (n.) One who interpleads. • (n.) A proceeding devised to enable a person, of whom the same debt, duty, or thing is claimed adversely by two or more parties, to compel them to litigate the right or title between themselves, and thereby to relieve himself from the suits which they might otherwise bring against him.Interpleader: words in t
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Interpleader

Interpleader is a form of action originally developed under equity jurisprudence. It allows a plaintiff to initiate a lawsuit in order to compel two or more other parties to litigate a dispute. An interpleader action originates when the plaintiff holds property on behalf of another, but does not know to whom the property should be transferred. It
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Interpleader

An Interpleader is given the job when two or more parties claim to be the owner of money or property that is owed by some third party. That third party normally deposits the fund with the court as per the instruction of the interpleader and will be free of an legal action or party of lawsuit.Now to determine who the real owner of the propoerty or m
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interpleader

n. the procedure when two parties are involved in a lawsuit over the right to collect a debt from a third party, who admits the money is owed but does not know which person to pay. The debtor deposits the funds with the court ("interpleads"), asks the court to dismiss him/her/it from the lawsuit and lets the claimants fight over it in court.
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interpleader

action by which one having possession of an article or fund claimed by two parties may compel them to litigate the title between themselves, instead of with him/her
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interpleader

Suit filed by a party holding property who does not know to whom the property should go, to determine who should receive the property.
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Interpleader

An action in which a third person asks the Court to determine the rights of others to property held
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Interpleader

A judicial proceeding where an innocent third party, such as an escrow agent or broker, can deposit
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