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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He hath no obligations to me, nor do I think he was under any necessity of asking my consent, since the woman is, as I have said, sui juris , and of a proper age to be entirely answerable only, to herself for her conduct."
She appeared with her husband and said that she was sui juris and married Razzaq of her own free will.
Regarding ascendance of her brothers Hassan and Hussain Nawaz, Maryam said that their ascendance cannot be used against her, as both of them are sui juris (independent) and fully answerable for their own acts.
In response to a question that both of his sons Hussain Nawaz and Hasan are absconders, Sharif replied 'both are sui juris (independent) and answerable to their own acts.'
Espinosa trata, no referido paragrafo, de potencia, ou seja, de estar sui juris ou alterius juris (sob sua propria jurisdicao ou sob a jurisdicao de outrem, respectivamente), como afirma em passagem anterior ao paragrafo citado (TP II 9 p.
One example, from my own practice: Taylor Patterson claimed that Domino's, as the franchisor of thousands of pizza stores across the nation, should be held responsible for sexual harassment she experienced from a fellow employee over a two-week period when she worked at a Thousand Oaks Domino's store owned and run by franchisee Sui Juris. The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of Domino's Pizza LLC, Domino's Pizza Franchising and Domino's Pizza, Inc.
The court held that by their very nature the cases in which foreign objects were discovered in a patient more than ten years post surgery, were sui juris. Simply put, the court declared that whether the outside limit often years is applicable in such cases must be determined on the facts in each case.
Any person who is sui juris can make a gift of his property.