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

    A conclusion from something said. See 3 Serg. & R. (Pa.) 267, 8 Am. Dec. 651.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. A notification to a party that some step in a legal proceeding is asked or will be taken. Particularly, a notice given by the party inking an appeal, to the other party, that the court above will hear the appeal. In Scotch law. A formal written notice, drawn by a notary, to be served on a party against whom a stranger has acquired a right or claim ; e. g., the assignee of a debt must serve such a notice on the debtor, otherwise a payment to the originui creditor wlll be good.