aggrieved party


aggrieved party
One whose legal right is invaded by an act complained of, or whose pecuniary interest is directly and adversely affected by a decree or judgment. One whose right of property may be established or divested. The word "aggrieved" refers to a substantial grievance, a denial of some personal, pecuniary or property right, or the imposition upon a party of a burden or obligation.
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Bankruptcy.
A party is "aggrieved," within meaning of Bankruptcy Code, if his property may be diminished, his burden increased, or his rights detrimentally affected by order sought to be reviewed. Klein v. Ranchb Montana De Oro, Inc., C.A.Cal., 263 F.2d 764, 771

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • aggrieved party — see party 1b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. aggrieved party …   Law dictionary

  • aggrieved party — One whose legal right is invaded by an act complained of, or whose pecuniary interest is directly and adversely affected by a decree or judgment. One whose right of property may be established or divested. The word aggrieved refers to a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • aggrieved party — One who is injuriously affected by the act or omission of another. Anno: 13 ALR 301. One whose personal interests are or may be affected adversely. Anno: 74 ALR 1221 (review of refusal to abate a tax.) One, within the meaning of the statute… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • party — par·ty n pl parties 1 a: one (as a person, group, or entity) constituting alone or with others one of the sides of a proceeding, transaction, or agreement the parties to a contract a person who signed the instrument as a party to the instrument… …   Law dictionary

  • aggrieved — adj: having a grievance: as a: suffering from an infringement or denial of rights b: having interests adversely affected aggrieved creditors Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • party aggrieved — see party 1b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • aggrieved person — n: aggrieved party at party 1b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • party — A person concerned or having or taking part in any affair, matter, transaction, or proceeding, considered individually. A party to an action is a person whose name is designated on record as plaintiff or defendant. M & A Elec. Power Co op, v.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • aggrieved — ag|grieved [əˈgri:vd] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: agrever, from Latin aggravare; AGGRAVATE] 1.) angry and sad because you think you have been unfairly treated ▪ an aggrieved tone of voice 2.) law having suffered as a result of the …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • aggrieved — adjective 1 feeling or showing anger and unhappiness because you think you have been unfairly treated: an aggrieved tone of voice 2 law having suffered as a result of the illegal actions of someone else: the aggrieved party (=the person who has… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English