Definition of Confession of judgment
1. Noun. A judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings.
Generic synonyms: Judgement, Judgment, Judicial Decision
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
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Literary usage of Confession of judgment
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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"Whether the confession of judgment, № ecution, levy and sale aforesaid, constitute a transfer or other disposition of the property, with a view to give a ..."
2. A Treatise on the Law of Judgments: Including the Doctrine of Res Judicata by Henry Campbell Black (1891)
"Confession of Judgment in Pending Suit. 61. Confession of Judgment without Action.. Authorized by Statutes.. Court must have Jurisdiction. 54 . ..."
3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"Welsh, 19 Ohio St. 536, 639, the warrant of attorney authorized a confession of judgment "in favor of the legal holder." The note there in question was ..."
4. A Treatise on the Law of Judgments: Including the Doctrine of Res Judicata by Henry Campbell Black (1902)
"Confession of Judgment in Pending Suit. 31. Confession of Judgment without Action. 52. Authorized by Statutes. 53. Court must have Jurisdiction. ..."
5. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1898)
"Although an attorney's fee may be authorized in the power of attorney attached to a promissory note, in case of a confession of judgment under the power, ..."
6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"But it Is insisted that this confession of Judgment is not a Judgment of the court, from which an appeal could have been entered. The statute above quoted ..."