personal
per·son·al adj
1: of, relating to, or affecting a person: as
a: of, relating to, or based on the existence or presence of a person see also personal injury; personal jurisdiction at jurisdiction
b: of, relating to, or restricted to a natural person and his or her rights, obligations, affairs, assets, or lifetime
refused to disclose personal information
released on personal recognizance
2: of, relating to, or constituting personal property
per·son·al·ly adv

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

personal
I (individual) adjective characteristic, differentiating, discriminative, distinct, distinguishing, idiosyncratic, own, particular, peculiar, private, select, specific associated concepts: personal action, personal appearance, personal communication, personal covenant, personal effects, personal estate, personal exemption, personal expenses, personal goods, personal injury, personal judgment, personal jurisdiction, personal liability, personal obligation, personal privilege, personal property, personal representative, personal rights, personal safety, personal service of process, personal services, personal transaction, personally responsible II (private) adjective buried, clandestine, closed, concealed, confidential, covert, cryptic, hidden, intimate, privatus, privy, restricted, secret, singular, subjective, undisclosed, unrevealed, unshared, untold, veiled associated concepts: personal articles, personal belongings III index intimate, particular (individual), private (confidential), privy, several (separate), subjective, unofficial

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


personal
adj.
Related to or belonging to an individual.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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