default judgement

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  • noun

Synonyms for default judgement

a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court)

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She added that the main issue with the current law is that the procedures, particularly after default judgement, do not require any judicial oversight from the court itself as the Registrar of the High Court or the Clerk of the Magistrate's Court may simply issue a warrant of execution against immovable property.
This is believed to be the first instance when any court in the world has ordered the use of a social networking website for serving a default judgement on the defendant, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.
The Default judgement is being sought due to the persistent refusal of the defendants to enter a plea, or to respond to previous court orders or judgements against them.
The Judge has yet to rule on several of the motions filed by the parties to the case, including a motion for summary judgment on liability filed by Carnegie's ;lawyers last Fall, as well as a motion for default judgement filed by Carnegie (see "Carnegie International Seeks Default Judgement in $2.
A motion filed by Carnegie (see "Carnegie International Seeks Default Judgement in $2.
After hearing the evidence Judge Komar awarded Silvaco the $20 million default judgement (plus $6.
Randy Jackson, President and CEO of Modern Records and Brian Oxman of Oxman & Jaroscak, discussed the recent event relating to a default judgement issued in 1996 against Jackson Communications, Inc.