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necessaries

noun plural nec·es·sar·ies \ˈne-sə-ˌser-ēz\

Legal Definition of necessaries

  1. 1 :  goods, services, or expenses that are considered necessary: as a :  such goods, services, or expenses as are essential to the maintenance and support of a present or former spouse or of the child of divorced parents and for which one spouse or parent may seek reimbursement or contribution from the other b :  essential goods or services furnished to a vessel whose supplier may be entitled to a maritime lien

  2. 2 :  goods or services delivered to a minor that are considered by reference to his or her circumstances to warrant holding the minor to a contract for them despite an attempt to disaffirm it


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