ad litem

Latin phrase
ad li·​tem | \ ˈad-ˈlī-ˌtem How to pronounce ad litem (audio) , ˈäd-ˈlē-ˌtem \

Definition of ad litem

: 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 1 Dec. 2020.

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ad litem

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

Legal Definition of ad litem

: for the lawsuit or action trustee ad litem

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