Moratorium (Mortgages & Rent)

MORATORIUM. A term designating suspension of all or of certain legal remedies against debtors, sometimes authorized by law during financial dis-tress. Brown v. State Nat. Bank of Shawnee, 133Okl. 173, 271 P. 833, 834. A period of permissive or obligatory delay; specifically, a period during which an obligor has a legal right to delay meeting an obligation. State ex rel. Jensen Livestock Co.v. Hyslop, 111 Mont. 122, 107 P.2d 1088, 1092.

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