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Modo Legal Term

23 NOVEMBRE 2022 by fpfadmin

Under a qualification; A bequest may be given sub modo, i.e. subject to a condition or restriction. Traditional meaning of modo and forma in English (with some legal use of this Latin term in England and the United States in the nineteenth century).[1]: (in Latin) In style and form. Old words in a plea that are usually not essential and question things like time, place, etc. Lat. In style and form. The words used by traverse in ancient Latin forms of pleading, and literally translated in modern precedents, mean that the passing party disputes the other party`s assertion, not only in its general effect, but in the exact manner and form in which it is made. Steph. PI.

189, 190. Supported by Black`s Law Dictionary, Free 2nd ed., and The Law Dictionary. Formal words introduced at the end of a crossing. Its purpose is to prove to the party whose pleadings are violated not only that the disputed fact is true in its alleged general effect, but also that the manner in which the fact(s) are presented is provable. Chestnut. This definition of Sub Modo is based on The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary. This entry needs to be proofread.