What is HINDER AND DELAY?

To hinder and delay is to do something which is au attempt todefraud, rather than a successful fraud; to put some obstacle in the path, or interposesome time, unjustifiably, before the creditor can realize what is owed out of his debtor’sproperty. See Walker v. Sayers, 5 Bush (Ky.) 582; Burdick v. Post, 12 Barb. (N. Y.) ISO;Crow v. Beardsley, GS Mo. 439; Burn- ham v. Brennan, 42 N. Y. Super. Ct. 03.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of HINDER AND DELAY helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary