Demurrer

Demurrer

Concept of Demurrer in the context of Real Property

A short definition of Demurrer: A legal term whereby one party states that even if the other party’s facts or allegations are true, there is still no cause of action.

Concept of Demurrer in the context of Real Property

A short definition of Demurrer: A legal term whereby one party states that even if the other party’s facts or allegations are true, there is still no cause of action.

Grammar

This term is a noun.

Etimology of Demurrer

(You may find demurrer at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms).

legal pleading, 1530s, from Anglo-French demurrer, Old French demorer “to delay, retard” (see demur).

Meaning of Demurrer in Spanish

Description/ translation of demurrer into Spanish: excepción, objeción; demur the indictment: impugnar u objetar las conclusiones de la acusación; sustain a demurrer: estimar una excepción; overrule a demurrer: desestimar una excepción[1]

Note: for more information on related terms and on the area of law where demurrer belongs (criminal procedure law), in Spanish, see here.

Notes and References

  1. Translation of Demurrer published by Antonio Peñaranda

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