Definitions for Champertyˈtʃæm pər ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cham•per•tyˈtʃæm pər ti(n.)

  1. a sharing in the proceeds of litigation in return for helping to prosecute or defend a case.

    Category: Law

Origin of champerty:

1300–50; ME champartie <champart < MF: share of the produce (=champ field (see camp1) +part share, part )



  1. champerty(Noun)

    investing money into an individualu2019s law suit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Champerty(noun)

    partnership in power; equal share of authority

  2. Champerty(noun)

    the prosecution or defense of a suit, whether by furnishing money or personal services, by one who has no legitimate concern therein, in consideration of an agreement that he shall receive, in the event of success, a share of the matter in suit; maintenance with the addition of an agreement to divide the thing in suit. See Maintenance


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