Legal Definition and Related Resources of Continuance
Meaning of Continuance
The adjournment or delay of a scheduled session of the court . In old English practice, the term denoted the successive entries, after the first, which were made on the record as a pleading proceeded, the entries being a record of the successive adjournments given in the proceeding .
Continuance Alternative Definition
(Lat. continuere, to continue). In practice. The adjournment of a cause from one day to another of the same or a subsequent term. The postponement of the trial of a cause.
Continuance Legal Definition
A court order postponing proceedings.
Synonyms of Continuance
- adjournment of a proceeding
- admission of postponement
- sustained action Associated Concepts: continuance in office
- continuance of a nonconforming use
- continuance of a partnership
- continuance of a proceeding
- continuance of criminal case
- presumption of continuance
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Synonyms and Definition Contents
- Legal Definition and Related Resources of Continuance
- Meaning of Continuance
- Continuance Alternative Definition
- Continuance Legal Definition
- Synonyms of Continuance
- Related Entries of Continuance in the Encyclopedia of Law Project
- Continuance in Historical Law
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