Quasi in rem jurisdiction. (Latin legal statement)
Translation: "A type of jurisdiction of a court based on a person's interest in property within the jurisdiction of the court."
Quasi in rem jurisdiction refers to proceedings that are brought against the defendant personally; yet it is the defendant's interest in the property that serves as the basis of the jurisdiction.
sui juris (Latin legal term)
Translation: "Of his or her own right."
"Of full legal capacity."
Uxor non est sui juris, sed sub potestate viri.
A legal term meaning: A wife is not her own mistress, but is under the power of her husband.
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