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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 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)

With an Exhaustive Collection of Legal Maxims by Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf

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 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 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 previewAn Enquiry Into the Law Merchant of the United States, Or, Lex Mercatoria Americana, on Several Heads of Commercial Importance (1802)

by George Caines

where things had been taken away by a nurse during the last sickness of an intestate, though the original taking was wrong it might, it is said, be made right by subsequent agreement, and the bringing assumpsit is an implica one. Where the ...

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 previewThe Law-dictionary: Explaining the Rise, Progress and Present State of the British Law (1820)

Defining and Interpreting the Terms Or Words of Art, and Comrising Also Copious Information on the Subjects of Trade and Government by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins

ASSUMPSIT III, IV. the owner only ; and implies, that the person so receiving promised and undertook to account for it to the tt...

Google previewA Law Dictionary (1892)

Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union, with References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier

ASSIZE ASSUMPSIT A court composed of an assembly of knights and other substantial men, with the baron or justice, in a certain place, at an appointed time. Grand Coutum. cc. 24, 25. An ordinance or statute. Littleton, § 234 ; Keg. Orig. 239.

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 by Thomas Lee

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; non assumpsit and a release; not guilty, son ...

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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 ...

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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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