nihil habet

nihil habet
/nay(h)al heybat/ He has nothing. The name of a return made by a sheriff to a scire facias or other writ which he has been unable to serve on the defendant

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • nihil habet — /nay(h)al heybat/ He has nothing. The name of a return made by a sheriff to a scire facias or other writ which he has been unable to serve on the defendant …   Black's law dictionary

  • nihil habet — A sheriff s return on a scire facias as to a defendant whom he failed to serve. Sullivan v Johns (Pa) 5 Whart 366, 369 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nihil habet — ˈhāˌbet noun Etymology: Latin, he has nothing : a return by a sheriff or other officer made on a scire facias or other writ indicating that the defendant has no property within reach of the process, and the defendant has not been served …   Useful english dictionary

  • dower unde nihil habet — Same as de dote unde nihil habet …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nihil habet forum ex scena — /nay(h)al heybat foram eks siyna/ The court has nothing to do with what is not before it …   Black's law dictionary

  • nihil habet forum ex scena — /nay(h)al heybat foram eks siyna/ The court has nothing to do with what is not before it …   Black's law dictionary

  • Nihil habet forum ex scena — The forum holds nothing beyond the stage, meaning that the court or tribunal has nothing to do with what is not before it …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nihil — /nay(h)al/ Nothing. Often contracted to nil. The word standing alone is the name of an abbreviated form of return to a writ made by a sheriff or constable, the fuller form of which would be nihil est or nihil habet, according to circumstances …   Black's law dictionary

  • nihil — /nay(h)al/ Nothing. Often contracted to nil. The word standing alone is the name of an abbreviated form of return to a writ made by a sheriff or constable, the fuller form of which would be nihil est or nihil habet, according to circumstances …   Black's law dictionary

  • nihil — noun (Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ) nihil habet • Topics: ↑Latin • Hypernyms: ↑nothing, ↑nil, ↑nix, ↑nada, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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