NARR-AND-COGNOVIT LAW

NARR-AND-COGNOVIT LAW

narr-and-cognovit law (nahr-and-kahg-noh-vit). [Latin narratio ¡°declaration¡± and cognovit ¡°the person has conceded¡±] Hist. A law providing that a plaintiff will be granted judgment on a note through an attorney’s confession that the amount shown on the note, together with interest and costs, constitutes a legal and just claim. Cf. cognovit judgment under JUDGMENT; CONFESSION OF JUDGMENT. [Cases: Judgment 29, 54. C.J.S. Judgments ¡ì¡ì 138, 140, 143¨C144, 152¨C153, 169¨C170.]
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