ad litem

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Latin phrase ad li·tem \ˈad-ˈlī-ˌtem, ˈäd-ˈlē-ˌtem\

Definition of ad litem

  1. :  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

adjective or adverb ad li·tem \ˈad-ˈlī-təm, ˈäd-ˈlē-tem\

Legal Definition of ad litem

  1. :  for the lawsuit or action <trustee ad litem>

Origin and Etymology of ad litem

Latin


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