DESTITUTE

Definition of DESTITUTE in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DESTITUTE

Not possessing the necessaries of life and in a condition of extreme want. Moorman v. State, 129 Miss. 864, 93 So. 368. Necessitous. Ex parte Strong, 95 Tex.Cr.R. 250, 252 S.W. 767, 769. Having no money or other property available for one's maintenance or support. Norridgewock v. Solon, 49 Me. 385; Woods v. Perkins, 43 La.Ann. 347, 9 So. 48.

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