recovery of judgment

recovery of judgment
The rendition of judgment in favor of a party, whether plaintiff or defendant. In one sense, obtaining payment or satisfaction of a judgment. Hackett v Hyson, 72 RI 132, 48 A2d 353, 166 ALR 1096, 1098.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • recovery — re·cov·ery /ri kə və rē/ n pl er·ies 1: the act, process, or fact of recovering 2 a: the obtaining, getting back, or vindication of a right or property by judgment or decree; esp: the obtaining of damages b: an amount awarded by or collected as a …   Law dictionary

  • Recovery — Re*cov er*y (r?*k?v ?r*?), n. 1. The act of recovering, regaining, or retaking possession. [1913 Webster] 2. Restoration from sickness, weakness, faintness, or the like; restoration from a condition of mistortune, of fright, etc. [1913 Webster] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recovery — In its most extensive sense, the restoration or vindication of a right existing in a person, by the formal judgment or decree of a competent court, at his instance and suit, or the obtaining, by such judgment, of some right or property which has… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment lien — An encumbrance that arises by law when a judgment for the recovery of money is docketed and that attaches to the debtor s real estate located in the county where the judgment is docketed. A lien binding the real estate of a judgment debtor, in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment lien — An encumbrance that arises by law when a judgment for the recovery of money is docketed and that attaches to the debtor s real estate located in the county where the judgment is docketed. A lien binding the real estate of a judgment debtor, in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • recovery — The amount which a claimant ultimately receives under or in consequence of a judgment. United States v Konstovich (CA4 Va) 17 F2d 84. In the usual sense, the amount of damages awarded. In a broader sense, the effect of any judgment rendered in… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • judgment debt — A monetary obligation which is either evidenced by a written record, or brought about by successful legal action against the debtor. A debt, whether on simple contract or by specialty, for the recovery of which judgment has been entered, either… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment debt — A monetary obligation which is either evidenced by a written record, or brought about by successful legal action against the debtor. A debt, whether on simple contract or by specialty, for the recovery of which judgment has been entered, either… …   Black's law dictionary

  • recovery in value — recompense or recovery in value That part of the judgment in a common recovery by which the tenant is declared entitled to recover lands of equal value with those which were warranted to him and lost by the default of the vouchee. 2 Bl.Comm. 358… …   Black's law dictionary

  • recovery — /ri kuv euh ree/, n., pl. recoveries. 1. an act of recovering. 2. the regaining of or possibility of regaining something lost or taken away. 3. restoration or return to health from sickness. 4. restoration or return to any former and better state …   Universalium

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