Latin Legal Terms


Ademptio – this legal term means “taking away” (something). For example, the goal of the execution procedures, performed by the bailiff, is the available assets of the judgment debtor to be seized and then sold on a public auction; where the collected money goes to the creditor for satisfaction of their debt.

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