ad litem

Latin phrase

ad li·​tem ˈad-ˈlī-ˌtem How to pronounce ad litem (audio)
ˈäd-ˈlē-ˌtem
: for the lawsuit or action : appointed by the court to represent a client or estate in a particular legal action

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“Ad litem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ad%20litem. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Legal Definition

ad litem

adjective or adverb
ad li·​tem
ˈad-ˈlī-təm, ˈäd-ˈlē-tem
: for the lawsuit or action
trustee ad litem
Etymology

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