ALLOCATUR

ALLOCATUR

allocatur (al-[schwa]-kay-t[schwa]r). [Law Latin] It is allowed. ? This word formerly indicated that a writ, bill, or other pleading was allowed. It is still used today in Pennsylvania to denote permission to appeal.

¡ª Also termed allogatur.

special allocatur. An allowance of a writ (such as a writ of error) that is legally required in certain cases.


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