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sui juris
(Latin)


Voluntary partition is effected by mutual conveyances, and can only be made where all parties are sui juris.
  law:  a person who is not under any legal incapacity such as being bankrupt, of minor age or mental incapacity
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  • Voluntary partition is effected by mutual conveyances, and can only be made where all parties are sui juris.
  • 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.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
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