Definition of Interpleader

1. n. One who interpleads.



Definition of Interpleader

1. Noun. (legal) One who makes an interplea. ¹

2. Noun. (legal) Motion for a third party to enter into a lawsuit in process because a matter is being adjudicated in which they have an interest. ¹

3. Noun. (legal) Process by which a third party asks a court to determine which of two rival claims is to be honored by the third party. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interpleader

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Interpleader

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"To authorize a bill of interpleader the same debt or duty must be claimed ... A bill of interpleader which shows that plaintiff knew of defendants' rights, ..."

2. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1885)
"interpleader—Indemnity—Order L VII. rule 2 (6). Wright employed af,rm of auctioneers to take aml sell certain goods. The auctioneers advertised the goods ..."

3. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1881)
"Proceedings in interpleader arc governed by 1 & Will. 4. c. 58 and & Viet. c. 126. By the former of these statutes provision is made for the trial of ..."

4. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"Filing bills of interpleader ought not to be encouraged, ... A bill of interpleader is a bill filed for the protection of a person from whom several persons ..."

5. A Treatise on the Practice of the Court of Chancery: With an Appendix of by John Sidney Smith (1842)
"BILL OF interpleader. Nature and objects of,. By whom capable of being sustained, 470. Effect of, 472. In what manner proceeded with, 473. ..."

6. An Analytical Digest of the Cases Published in the New Series of the Law by Francis Towers Streeten, Ewen Henry Cameron (1843)
"The Court has no jurisdiction under the 1st section of the interpleader Act, ... Semble—that a party is entitled to the protection of the interpleader Act, ..."

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