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Assumpsit

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Assumpsit, or more fully action of assumpsit, is a form of action at common law for the recovery of damages caused by the breach or non-performance of a simple contract, either express or implied, whether made orally or in writing not as a deed.

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Google previewJudicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases (1904)

"Assumpsit is a form of action which lies for the recovery of damages for the nonperformance of a parol or simple contract, and will...

"Assumpsit is an action for sums due on implied contracts, though no price for articles sold or labor performed may have been agreed upon.

Assumpsit is that form of action which is brought whenever the foundation of the action is a contract, and the action is assumpsit no ...

Google previewCyclopedia of Law and Procedure (1902)

by William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash

Assumpsit. Assumpsit is an undertaking, either express ...

Google previewThe Cyclopedic Law Dictionary (1922)

Comprising the Terms and Phrases of American Jurisprudence, Including Ancient and Modern Common Law, International Law, and Numerous Select Titles from the Civil Law ... : with an Exhaustive Collection of Legal Maxims by Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf, James Christopher Cahill

Express assumpsit is an undertaking made orally by writing not under seal, or by matter of record, to perform an act, or to pay a sum of money to another. Implied assumpsit is an undertaking presumed in law to have been made by a party, from ...

Google previewA Treatise Upon Some of the General Principles of the Law (1885)

Whether of a Legal, Or of an Equitable Nature : Including Their Relations and Application to Actions and Defenses in General : Whether in Courts of Common Law, Or Courts of Equity : and Equally Adapted to Courts Governed by Codes by William Wait

Express assumpsit is an undertaking made orally, or by writing not under seal, to perform an act or to pay a sum of money...

Google previewFarmers' Manual of Law (1911)

Principles of Private Substantive Law; a Manual of Law Adapted for the Use of Farmers and Students in Agricultural Colleges by Hugh Evander Willis

Special assumpsit is an action on the case in the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Practice in Civil Actions (1825)

In the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, with Practical Directions and Forms, Arranged Under Each Title

Non assumpsit, non assumpsit infra sex annos, or the statute of limitations and a set-off; non assumpsit and a discharge...

ne unques executor and plene administravit; non est factum and duress; mon assumpsit and a release; not guilty , son ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Pleading and Practice (1903)

Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases

Special and General Assumpsits — special Assumpsit.

Google previewA New Law Dictionary (1792)

Intended for General Use as Well as for Gentlemen of the Profession by Richard Burn

1NDEBITATUS ASSUMPSIT, is used in declarations and law proceedings, wherein the plaintiff sets forth, that the desendant being indebted to him in such a sum, assumed, undertook, or promised to pay it, but sailed therein. It is an action on ...

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Assumpsit Meaning

Video shows what assumpsit means. A promise or undertaking, either express or implied, founded on a consideration.. An action to recover damages for breach ...

Scrabble value of A1S1S1U1M3P3S1I1T1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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