Definition of Confession of judgement
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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Confession Of Judgement
Literary usage of Confession of judgement
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Letters to Washington, and Accompanying Papers by George Washington, Stanislaus Murray Hamilton (1901)
"Given under my Hand the “Day & Year aforesaid. — To JK Sherif — or Constable (as “the Case is)” Tenant Which Confession of Judgement should restore to ..."
2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1864)
"... upon every confession of judgement, or cognovit, for one hundred dollars or over, (except in those cases where the tax for the writ of a ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana by Louisiana Supreme Court (1858)
"In the very peculiar facts of this case the surety appears to have even exercised a right beyond the law ; for the confession of judgement in his favor gave ..."
4. The American Historical Record by Benson John Lossing (1872)
"Writ or other process, confession of judgement, cognovit, appeals, warrants, etc. letters of administration, testamentary, etc. Manifests at Custom House, ..."
5. History of Johnson County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, and Its (1883)
"150 Notes 151 Orders 151 Receipts 151 Bills of Purchase 151 Confession of Judgement 151 Articles of Agreement 152 Bills of Sale 153 General form of Will for ..."