in re[in rē′, in rā′]
in the matter (of); concerning
Origin of in reClassical Latin
- Law In the matter of. Used in case captions to designate cases that lack parties, such as one concerning the probate of a will.
- In regard to.
Origin of in reLatin in rē : in, in + rē, ablative of rēs, thing, matter.
- (chiefly law) In the matter of; with regard to.
From Latin, literally meaning "in the matter [of]"
in re - Legal Definition
In regard to. Used in the title of cases involving an interest in property.