Definition of Default judgement
1. Noun. A judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court).
Generic synonyms: Judgement, Judgment, Judicial Decision
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
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Literary usage of Default judgement
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Documentary History of Chelsea: Including the Boston Precincts of by Mellen Chamberlain, Jenny Chamberlain Watts, William Richard Cutter, Massachusetts Historical Society (1908)
"... own proper person or by his councell, or attorney, and ace-knowledge A Lease, entry, and Ouster, or that in default Judgement shall be entred against ..."
2. Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1860)
"... The Court doe order that the sd def appeare att the next Court day to defend his SA. fact, or In case of further default, Judgement to passe against him ..."
3. The Record of the Court at Upland: In Pennsylvania. 1676 to 1681. And a by New Sweden Upland court, Josiah Harmar, Edward Armstrong, Ebenezer Denny (1860)
"... appeare att the next Court day to defend his sd fact, or In case of further default, Judgement to passe against him according to Lawe and merrit; ..."
4. Canadian Municipal Statistics by Wood, Gundy & company (1917)
"Remedies in Case of Default. Judgement may be taken against a corporation and under the statutes above referred to opportunity is given to the corporation ..."
5. IRS Oversight: Congressional Hearings edited by William V. Roth, Jr. (1999)
"He issued a $1.4 million default judgement against Alamo, stating that church workshops and businesses, including the trucking business, were "alter egos" ..."