Action In Rem

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Action in rem

Meaning of Action in rem

See “Actio in Rem.”

Action In Rem Legal Definition

Action “against the thing” as compared to personal actions (in personam). Usually, property is involved.

Translate Action In Rem from English to Spanish

Translation of Action In Rem, with examples. More about free online translation into Spanish of Proceso por un objeto, basado en responsabilidad personal and other legal terms is available here.


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Action in rem in the Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims

An action against a thing – an inanimate object out of which satisfaction is sought.

Note: This legal definition of Action in rem in the Dictionary of Law (English and American Jurisprudence) is from 1893.

Action in rem in Maritime Law

Note: There is more information on maritime/admiralty law here.

See Writ in rem, see this legal maritime term in this law dictionary.

Meaning of Action in Rem


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  • Meaning of Action in Rem

    In this law dictionary, the legal term action in rem is a kind of the Louisiana law class.


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