Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Outside of; out of; beyond.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A Latin preposition, occurring in many legal phrases; it means beyond, except, without, out of, outside.
    —Extra allowance. In New York practice. A sum in addition to costs, which may, in the discretion of the court, be allowed to the successful party in cases of unusual difficulty. See Hascall v. King, 54 App. Div. 441, 66 N. Y. Supp. 1112,
    —Extra costs. In English practice. Those charges which do not appear upon the face of the proceedings, such as witnesses' expenses, fees to counsel, attendances, court fees, etc., an affidavit of which must be made, to warrant the master in nilowing them upon taxation of costs. Wharton.
    —Extra feodum. Out of his fee; out of the seigniory, or not holden of him that claims it. Co.. Litt. lb; Reg. Orig. 97b.
    —Extra judicium. Extrajudicial; out of the proper cause; out of court; beyond the jurisdiction. See Extrajudicial.
    —Extra jus. Beyond the law; more than the law requires. In jure, vel extra jus. Bract, fol. 169b.
    —Extra legem. Out of the law; out of the protection of the law.
    —Extra praesentiam mariti. Out of her husband's presence.
    —Extra quatnor maria. Beyond the four seas; out of the kingdom of England. 1 Bl. Comm. 457,
    —Extra regnum. Out of the realm. 7 Coke, 16; 2 Kent, Comm. 42, note.
    —Extra services, when used with reference to officers, means services incident to the office in question, but for which compensation has not been provided by law. Miami County v. Blake, 21 Ind. 32
    —Extra territorium. Beyond or without the territory. 6 Bin. 353; 2 Kent, Comm. 407.
    —Extra viam. Outside the way. Where the defendant in trespass pleaded a right of way in justification, and the replication alleged that the trespass was committed outside the limits of the way claimed, these were the technical words to be used.
    —Extra vires. Beyond powers. See Ultra Vires.