sui juris


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sui ju·ris

 (jo͝or′ĭs)
adj. Law
Of legal age and capable of managing one's own affairs.

[Latin suī iūris : suī, of one's own + iūris, genitive of iūs, right, law.]

sui juris

(ˈsuːaɪ ˈdʒʊərɪs)
adj
(Law) (usually postpositive) law of full age and not under disability; legally competent to manage one's own affairs; independent
[C17: from Latin, literally: of one's own right]

sui juris

- "Legally competent to manage one's own affairs."
See also related terms for management.

sui juris

Considered in law to be fully competent to handle your own affairs.
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