non est inventus definition

  • phrase:
    • The response of a sheriff on a writ, as soon as the defendant just isn't found in their county.
  • others:
    • The return of a sheriff on a writ, once the defendant isn't present his county.
  • noun:
    • in-law, the solution created by the sheriff when you look at the return regarding the writ if the defendant just isn't can be found in his bailiwick.
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