You are on page 1of 160

Select a word:

a fortiori
(ah-for-she-ory) prep. Latin for "with even stronger reason," whi...
a priori assumption
(ah-pree-ory) n. from Latin, an assumption that is true without f...
a.k.a.
prep. abbreviation for "also known as" when someone uses differen...
ab initio
prep. lawyer Latin for "from the start," as "it was legal ab init...
abandon
v. to intentionally and permanently give up, surrender, leave, de...
abandoned property
n. property left behind (often by a tenant) intentionally and per...
abandonment
n. the act of intentionally and permanently giving up, surrenderi...
abate
v. to do away with a problem, such as a public or private nuisanc...
abatement
n. 1) the removal of a problem which is against public or private...
abduction
n. the criminal taking away of a person by persuasion (convincing...
abet
v. to help someone commit a crime, including helping them escape ...
abeyance
1) n. when the owner- ship of property has not been determined. E...
able-bodied
adj. physically capable of working at a job or in the military. I...
abortion
n. the termination of pregnancy by various means, including medic...
abrogate
v. to annul or repeal a law or pass legislation that contradicts ...
abscond
v. 1) traditionally to leave a jurisdiction (where the court, a p...
absolute
adj. complete, and without condition.
abstention doctrine
n. when the Supreme Court refuses to exercise its federal constit...
abstract
n. in general, a summary of a record or document, such as an abst...
abstract of judgment
n. a written summary of a judgment which states how much money th...
abstract of title
n. the written report on a title search which shows the history o...
abuse of discretion
n. a polite way of saying a trial judge has made such a bad mista...
abuse of process
n. the use of legal process by illegal, malicious, or perverted m...
abut
v. when two parcels of real property touch each other.
acceleration
n. 1) speeding up the time when there is vesting (absolute owners...
acceleration clause
n. a provision in a contract or promissory note that if some spec...
accept
v. to receive something with approval and intention to keep it. T...
acceptance
n. 1) receiving something from another with the intent to keep it...
acceptance of service
n. agreement by a defendant (or his/her attorney) in a legal acti...
access
n. 1) in real estate the right and ability to get to the property...
accessory
n. a second-string player who helps in the commission of a crime ...
accommodation
n. 1) a favor done without compensation (pay or consideration), s...
accomplice
n. someone who assists in the commission of a crime and, unlike a...
accord and satisfaction
n. an agreement to accept less than is legally due in order to wr...
account stated
n. a statement between a creditor or the person to whom money is ...
accounts payable
n. bills that are owed.
accounts receivable
n. the amounts of money due or owed to a business or professional...
accretion
n. 1) in real estate, the increase of the actual land on a stream...
accrue
v. 1) growing or adding to, such as interest on a debt or investm...
accusation
n. 1) in legal terms accusation means officially charging someone...
accused
n. a person charged with a crime.
acknowledge
v. 1) generally to admit something, whether bad, good or indiffer...
acknowledgment
n. the section at the end of a document where a notary public ver...
acquit
v. what a jury or judge sitting without a jury does at the end of...
acquittal
n. what an accused criminal defendant receives if he/she is found...
act
1) n. in general, any action by a person. 2) n. a statutory plan ...
act of God
n. a natural catastrophe which no one can prevent such as an eart...
action
n. a lawsuit in which one party (or parties) sues another.
actionable
adj. when enough facts or circumstances exist to meet the legal r...
actual controversy
n. a true legal dispute which leads to a genuine lawsuit rather t...
actual notice
n. having been informed directly of something or having seen it o...
ad hoc
adj. Latin shorthand meaning "for this purpose only." Thus, an ad...
ad litem
adj. legal Latin meaning "for the purposes of the legal action on...
ad seriatim
adj. (add sear-ee-ah-tim) Latin for "one after another".
ad valorem
adj. Latin for "based on value," which applies to property taxes ...
addendum
n. an addition to a completed written document. Most commonly thi...
adeem
v. to revoke a gift made in a will by destroying, selling or givi...
ademption
n. the act of adeeming, which is revoking (getting rid of) a gift...
adequate remedy
n. a remedy (money or performance) awarded by a court or through ...
adhesion contract
n.(contract of adhesion) a contract (often a signed form) so imba...
adjourn
v. the final closing of a meeting, such as a convention, a meetin...
adjudication
n. the act of giving a judicial ruling such as a judgment or decr...
adjusted basis
n. in accounting, the original cost of an asset adjusted for cost...
adjuster
n. an employee (usually a non-lawyer) of an insurance company or ...
administer
v. 1) to conduct the duties of a job or position. 2) particularly...
administrative hearing
n. a hearing before any governmental agency or before an administ...
administrative law
n. the procedures created by administrative agencies (governmenta...
administrative law judge
n. a professional hearing officer who works for the government to...
Administrative Procedure Act
n. the federal act which established the rules and regulations fo...
administrator
n. the person appointed by the court to handle the estate of some...
admiralty
n. concerning activities which occur at sea, including on small b...
admissible evidence
n. evidence which the trial judge finds is useful in helping the ...
admission
n. a statement made by a party to a lawsuit or a criminal defenda...
admission against interest
n. an admission of the truth of a fact by any person, but especia...
admission of evidence
n. a judge's acceptance of evidence in a trial.
admission of guilt
n. a statement by someone accused of a crime that he/she committe...
admission to bail
n. an order of a court in a criminal case allowing an accused def...
admit
v. 1) to state something is true in answering a complaint filed i...
adopt
v. 1) to take on the relationship of parent to child of another p...
adoption
n. the taking of a child into one's family, creating a parent to ...
adultery
n. consensual sexual relations when one of the participants is le...
advance
n. a payment which is made before it is legally due, such as befo...
advancement
n. a gift made by a person to one of his or her children or heirs...
adverse
adj. clearly contrary, such as an adverse party being the one sui...
adverse interest
n. a right or concern that is contrary to the interest or claim o...
adverse party
n. the opposite side in a lawsuit. Sometimes when there are numer...
adverse possession
n. a means to acquire title to land through obvious occupancy of ...
adverse witness
n. a witness in a trial who is found by the judge to be adverse t...
advisory opinion
BARIS BARIS MARCH IN MARCH IF

A: AGE AGE 14 TO 23 YEARS as many as 100,000


CONNECTING PEOPLE DOING NAKED SEX
SEX BEHAVIOR AT NIGHT 21:45 22:45 23:45
FEMALE much as 100000000000000
B: 10000000000000000 IF SHE KEEP STORES
AND HEART ALWAYS TALK: RASAH
DIBELANINNNNNN MASYARAKATTT
NJENGKELON LAIYOOOOOOOOOOOOO emang
RASAIN LUHHHHHH WORRY ENAKKKKKKK
GAK DIBELAINNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN
c: IF ANY SECURITY POLICE
100000000000000000000000000000000 PEMJAGA
POLAND FRANCE ITALY UNITED AND
ALWAYS PROTECT
10000000000000000 STORES THAT HAVE
GUARD selfishness SMART ALWAYS plays his
heart subdued SAID: 1000000000000000000000
WANT MY WORDS WORDS THAT LOWER
HEART OF MONEY IS IMPORTANT VOTE VOTE
WHO IS WHO MOTOR ............
d: IF ANY STORES GUARD
100000000000000000000000000000 SAYUR
100000000000000000000 ALWAYS SAID builders:
outrageous NJENGKELIN GAE KAN REALLY
IMPORTANT ISSUE OF MONEY MO KASIHAN
DIHAMBPARIN NGEROKOK Mulu
BENERRRRRRRRRR 100,000,000,000 WORD FOR
WORD AND STILL STANDING

e: IF SHOP GUARD SECURITY FORCES NEED


100000000000000000000000000000000000 STOLE
MONEY FOR POLICE PATROL
10000000000000000000000000 PLAY rotating
around it
WHAT ARE YOU
f: IF ANY security
10000000000000000000000000000000000000000
PROTECTING TROOPS FROM THIEF and sellers
100000000000000000000000000 MERCHANTS
STORES
g: IF ANY DEALER and heart
1000000000000000000000000000000000000000
FUCKING SAY KOK GAK LUMAAN
PELARISAN behavior ...........
H: 450,000 MONEY TO BE RUPEES 0 RUPIAH
100,000 MONEY MONEY TO BE RUPEES 0 BE 0
RUPIAH 1500,000 MONEY TO BE RUPEES
3000000000 RUPIAH 0

ABCD = EFGH
AB = EFGH
CDA = H
ABCD = DEF
FG = AB
BCD = GH

n. an opinion stated by a judge or a court upon the request of a ...


affiant
n. a person who signs an affidavit and swears to its truth before...
affidavit
n. 1) any written document in which the signer swears under oath ...
affirm
v. what an appeals court does if it agrees with and confirms a lo...
affirmative action
n. the process of a business or governmental agency in which it g...
affirmative defense
n. part of an answer to a charge or complaint in which a defendan...
affix
v. 1) to attach something to real estate in a permanent way, incl...
after-acquired property
n. 1) personal or real property acquired by a debtor after he/she...
after-acquired title
n. title to property acquired after the owner attempts to sell or...
after-discovered evidence
n. evidence found by a losing party after a trial has been comple...
age discrimination
n. an employer's unfair treatment of a current or potential emplo...
age of consent
n.
agency
n. the relationship of a person (called the agent) who acts on be...
agent
n. a person who is authorized to act for another (the agent's pri...
agent for acceptance of service
n. states require that a corporation name an actual person (usual...
aggravated assault
n. the crime of physically attacking another person which results...
agreed statement
n. occasionally the two parties on opposite sides of a lawsuit or...
agreement
1) n. any meeting of the minds, even without legal obligation. 2)...
aid and abet
v. help commit a crime. A lawyer redundancy since abet means aid,...
aleatory
adj. uncertain; usually applied to insurance contracts in which p...
alias
n. 1) a name used other than the given name of a person or refere...
alibi
n. an excuse used by a person accused or suspected of a crime. In...
alien
1) n. a person who is not a citizen of the country. 2) in the Uni...
alienation
n. the transfer of title to real property, voluntarily and comple...
alienation of affections
n. convincing a wife to leave her husband, often for another man,...
alimony
n. support paid by one ex-spouse to the other as ordered by a cou...
aliquot:
(al-ee-kwoh) adj. a definite fractional share, usually applied wh...
all the estate I own
n. a phrase from a poorly drafted will which means the possession...
allegation
n. a statement of claimed fact contained in a complaint (a writte...
allege
v. to claim a fact is true, commonly in a complaint which is file...
alluvion
n. an increase in one's land from soil deposited on the shoreline...
alter ego
n. a corporation, organization or other entity set up to provide ...
alternative pleading
n. a legal fiction in which a party to a lawsuit or a defendant c...
ambiguity
n. when language has more than one meaning. If the ambiguity is o...
amend
v. to alter or change by adding, subtracting, or substituting. On...
amended complaint
n. what results when the party suing (plaintiff or petitioner) ch...
amended pleading
n. a changed written pleading in a lawsuit, including complaint o...
American Bar Association
n. the largest organization of American lawyers, which has no off...
American Civil Liberties Union
n. a membership organization founded in 1920 to defend and protec...
American Depository Receipt
n. called in the banking trade an ADR, it is a receipt issued by ...
amicus curiae
n. Latin for "friend of the court," a party or an organization in...
amnesty
n. a blanket abolition of an offense by the government, with the ...
amortization
n. a periodic payment plan to pay a debt in which the interest an...
ancillary administration
n. administration of an estate's assets in another state. An "anc...
ancillary jurisdiction
n. a term used in federal courts when the court decides matters n...
and
conj. this little word is important in law, particularly when com...
annuity
n. 1) an annual sum paid from a policy or gift. 2) short for a pu...
answer
n. in law, a written pleading filed by a defendant to respond to ...
antenuptial (prenuptial) agreement
n. a written contract between two people who are about to marry, ...
anticipatory breach
n. when a party to a contract repudiates (reneges on) his/her obl...
antitrust laws
n. acts adopted by Congress to outlaw or restrict business practi...
apparent authority
n. the appearance of being the agent of another (employer or prin...
appeal
1) v. to ask a higher court to reverse the decision of a trial co...
appear
v. for a party or an attorney to show up in court.
appearance
n. the act of a party or an attorney showing up in court. Once it...
appellant
n. the party who appeals a trial court decision he/she/it has los...
appellate court
n. a court of appeals which hears appeals from lower court decisi...
appellee
n. in some jurisdictions the name used for the party who has won ...
appraise
v. to professionally evaluate the value of property includ- ing r...
appraiser
n. a professional who makes appraisals of the value of property. ...
appreciate
v. to increase in value over a period of time through the natural...
appreciation
n. the increase in value through the natural course of events as ...
approach
v. short for "approach the bench," as in "may I approach, your ho...
approach the bench
v. an attorney's movement from the counsel table to the front of ...
approach the witness
v. a request by an attorney to the judge for permission to go up ...
appurtenant
adj. pertaining to something that attaches. In real property law ...
arbiter
n. in some jurisdictions the name for a referee appointed by the ...
arbitrary
adj. not supported by fair or substantial cause or reason. Most o...
arbitration
n. a mini-trial, which may be for a lawsuit ready to go to trial,...
arbitrator
n. one who conducts an arbitration, and serves as a judge who con...
arguendo
prep. Latin meaning "for the sake of argument," used by lawyers i...
argumentative
adj. the characterization of a question asked by the opposing att...
arm's length
adj. the description of an agreement made by two parties freely a...
arraign
v. to bring a criminal defendant before the court, at which time ...
arraignment
n. the hearing in which a person charged with a crime is arraigne...
arrears
n. money not paid when due, usually the sum of a series of unpaid...
arrest
v. 1) to take or hold a suspected criminal with legal authority, ...
arrest warrant
n. a judge's order to law enforcement officers to arrest and brin...
arson
n. the felony crime of intentionally burning a house or other bui...
article
n. a paragraph or section of any writing such as each portion of ...
articles of impeachment
n. the charges brought (filed) to impeach a public official. In r...
articles of incorporation
n. the basic charter of a corporation which spells out the name, ...
as is
adj. description of a condition in a sales contract in which the ...
assault
1) v. the threat or attempt to strike another, whether successful...
assault and battery
n. the combination of the two crimes of threat (assault) and actu...
assess
v. to set a value on property, usually for the purpose of calcula...
asset
n. generally any item of property that has monetary value, includ...
assign
1) v. to transfer to another person any asset such as real proper...
assigned risk
n. a person whose official driving record (accidents and tickets)...
assignee
n. a person to whom property is transferred by sale or gift, part...
assignment
n. the act of transferring an interest in property or some right ...
assignment for benefit of creditors
n. a method used for a debtor to work out a payment schedule to h...
Associate Justice
n. a member of the U.S. Supreme Court appointed by the President ...
association
n. any group of people who have joined together for a particular ...
assume
v. to take over the liability for a debt on a promissory note, wh...
assumption
n. the act of taking over a debt as part of payment for property ...
assumption of risk
n. 1) taking a chance in a potentially dangerous situation. This ...
assured
n. the person or entity that is insured, often found in insurance...
at will employment
n. a provision found in many employment contracts which suggest t...
attached
adj. 1) referring to two buildings which are connected, or equipm...
attachment
n. the seizing of money or property prior to getting a judgment i...
attempt
v. and n. to actually try to commit a crime and have the ability ...
attest
v. 1) to confirm (usually in writing) that a document is genuine....
attestation
n. the act of witnessing a signature for the purpose of declaring...
attorney
n. 1) an agent or someone authorized to act for another. 2) a per...
attorney at law (or attorney-at-law)
n. (or attorney-at-law) a slightly fancier way of saying attorney...
Attorney General
n. in each state and the federal government the highest ranking l...
attorney of record
n. the attorney who has appeared in court and/or signed pleadings...
attorney's advertising
n. the commercials which appear on television or crowd the yellow...
attorney's fee
n. the payment for legal services. It can take several forms 1) h...
attorney's work product
n. written materials, charts, notes of conversations and investig...
attorney-client privilege
n. the requirement that an attorney may not reveal communications...
attorney-in-fact
n. someone specifically named by another through a written "power...
attractive nuisance doctrine
n. a legal doctrine which makes a person negligent for leaving a ...
audit
n. an examination by a trained accountant of the financial record...
auditor
n. an accountant who conducts an audit to verify the accuracy of ...
authorities
n. 1) previous decisions by courts of appeal which provide legal ...
authority
n. permission, a right coupled with the power to do an act or ord...
authorize
v. to officially empower someone to act.
avulsion
n. the change in the border of two properties due to a sudden cha...
award
1) n. the decision of an arbitrator or commissioner (or any non-j...

Marketplace
FreeCreditReport.com
A Bad Credit Score is 600 or below. Click here to see yours for $0.
FreeCreditReport.com

We provide CLE Credit Tracking Software


We provide firm wide Windows based CLE Management Software priced $35 - $350.
http://www.hiscorp.com

ERP Solutions - The Definitive Guide


FREE Focus Research Article: Choosing the Right ERP Solution for your Company
www.focus.com/

The People's Law Dictionary by Gerald and Kathleen Hill Publisher Fine Communications

About ALM | About Law.com | Customer Support


Copyright 2009. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved.
* Law.com Home
* Newswire
* LawJobs
* CLE Center
* LawCatalog
* Our Sites
* Advertise

Enter a Legal Term:

all wordsany wordsphrase

Search the Definitions:

all wordsany wordsphrase

Choose a Letter:
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWYZ

Select a word:
Bachelor of Laws
n. the degree in law from a law school, abbreviated to LLB, which...
back-to-back life sentences
n. slang for consecutive life terms imposed by a judge when there...
bad debt
n. an uncollectible debt. The problem is to determine when a debt...
bad faith
1) n. intentional dishonest act by not fulfilling legal or contra...
bail
1) n. the money or bond put up to secure the release of a person ...
bail bond
n. a bond provided by an insurance company through a bail bondsma...
bail bondsman
n. a professional agent for an insurance company who specializes ...
bailee
n. a person, also called a custodian, with whom some article is l...
bailiff
n. 1) a court official, usually a deputy sheriff, who keeps order...
bailment
n. 1) the act of placing property in the custody and control of a...
bailor
n. a person who leaves goods in the custody of another, usually u...
bait and switch
n. a dishonest sales practice in which a business advertises a ba...
balance due
n. the amount of a debt still owed on an account or the principal...
balance sheet
n. the statement of the assets and the liabilities (amounts owed)...
bank
n. 1) an officially chartered institution empowered to receive de...
bankruptcy
n. a federal system of statutes and courts which permits persons ...
bankruptcy court
n. the specialized federal court in which bankruptcy matters unde...
bankruptcy proceedings
n. the bankruptcy procedure is: a) filing a petition (voluntary o...
bar
1) n. collectively all attorneys, as "the bar," which comes from ...
bar association
n. an organization of lawyers. There are two types, one of which ...
bar examination
n. the examination given in each state by either the highest cour...
bargain
n. 1) a mutual agreement or contract between two parties which is...
barratry
n. creating legal business by stirring up disputes and quarrels, ...
barrister
n. in the United States a fancy name for a lawyer or attorney. In...
basis
n. the original cost of an asset to be used to determine the amou...
battery
n. the actual intentional striking of someone, with intent to har...
beach bum trust provision
n. a requirement in a trust that a beneficiary can only receive p...
bearer
n. anyone holding something, such as a check, promissory note, ba...
bearer paper
n. negotiable instrument (e.g. a bond) which is payable to whoeve...
belief
n. convinced of the truth of a statement or allegation. In a comm...
bench
n. 1) general term for all judges, as in "the bench," or for the ...
bench warrant
n. a warrant issued by a judge, often to command someone to appea...
beneficial interest
n. the right of a party to some profit, distribution, or benefit ...
beneficial use
n. the right to enjoy the use of something (particularly such ple...
beneficiary
n. a broad definition for any person or entity (like a charity) w...
benefit
1) n. any profit or acquired right or privilege, primarily throug...
benefit of counsel
n. having the opportunity to have an attorney and legal advice in...
bequeath
v. to give personal property under provisions of a will (as disti...
bequest
n. the gift of personal property under the terms of a will. Beque...
best evidence rule
n. the legal doctrine that an original piece of evidence, particu...
bestiality
n. copulation by a human with an animal, which is a crime in all ...
beyond a reasonable doubt
adj. part of jury instructions in all criminal trials, in which t...
BFP
n. slang for bona fide purchaser, which means someone who purchas...
bias
n. the predisposition of a judge, arbitrator, prospective juror, ...
bid
n. an offer to purchase with a specific price stated. It includes...
bifurcate
v. the order or ruling of a judge that one issue in a case can be...
bifurcation
n. the act of a judge in dividing issues before a trial so that o...
bigamy
n. the condition of having two wives or two husbands at the same ...
bilateral contract
n. an agreement in which the parties exchange promises for each t...
bill
n. 1) what is commonly called a "check" by which the signer requi...
bill of attainder
n. a legislative act which declares a named person guilty of a cr...
bill of exchange
n. a writing by a party (maker or drawer) ordering another (payor...
bill of lading
n. a receipt obtained by the shipper of goods from the carrier (t...
bill of particulars
n. a written itemization of claims which a defendant in a lawsuit...
Bill of Rights
n. the first ten amendments to the federal Constitution demanded ...
bill of sale
n. a written statement attesting to the transfer (sale) of goods,...
binder
n. a written statement of the key terms of an agreement, in parti...
blackmail
n. the crime of threatening to reveal embarrassing, disgraceful o...
blank endorsement
n. endorsement of a check or other negotiable paper without namin...
blue laws
n. state or local laws which prohibit certain activities, particu...
blue ribbon jury
n. a jury selected from prominent, well-educated citizens, someti...
blue sky laws
n. laws intended to protect the public from purchasing stock in f...
board of directors
n. the policy managers of a corporation or organization elected b...
boiler room
n. a telephone bank operation in which fast-talking telemarketers...
boilerplate
n., adj. slang for provisions in a contract, form or legal pleadi...
bona fide
adj. Latin for "good faith," it signifies honesty, the "real thin...
bona fide purchaser
n. commonly called BFP in legal and banking circles; a person who...
bond
n. 1) written evidence of debt issued by a company with the terms...
bondsman
n. 1) someone who sells bail bonds. 2) a surety (guarantor or ins...
booby trap
n. a device set up to be triggered to harm or kill anyone enterin...
book account
n. an account of a customer kept in a business ledger of debits a...
book value
n. a determination of the value of a corporation's stock by addin...
bottomry
n. a mortgage contract in which a ship and/or its freight is pled...
boycott
n. organized refusal to purchase products or patronize a store to...
breach
1) n. literally, a break. A breach may be a failure to perform a ...
breach of contract
n. failing to perform any term of a contract, written or oral, wi...
breach of promise
n. historically, the dumping of a female fiancee by her intended ...
breach of the peace
n. any act which disturbs the public or even one person. It can i...
breach of trust
n. 1) any act which is in violation of the duties of a trustee or...
breach of warranty
n. determination that a statement as to title of property, includ...
breaking and entering
n. 1) the criminal act of entering a residence or other enclosed ...
bribery
n. the crime of giving or taking money or some other valuable ite...
brief
1) n. a written legal argument, usually in a format prescribed by...
broker
n. in general, a person who arranges contracts between a buyer an...
brought to trial
v. the act of actually beginning a trial, usually signaled by swe...
bucket shop
n. an unofficial and usually illegal betting operation in which t...
building and loan
n. another name for savings and loan association. As the name imp...
bulk sale
n. the sale of all or a large part of a merchant's stock as well ...
bulk sales acts
n. state laws (spelled out in the Uniform Commercial Code adopted...
bulk transfer
bulk sale
burden
n. anything that results in a restrictive load upon something. Th...
burden of proof
n. the requirement that the plaintiff (the party bringing a civil...
burglary
n. the crime of breaking and entering into a structure for the pu...
business
n. any activity or enterprise entered into for profit. It does no...
business invitee
n. a person entering commercial premises for the purpose of doing...
but for rule
n. one of several tests to determine if a defendant is responsibl...
buy-sell agreement
n. a contract among the owners of a business which provides terms...
bylaws
n. the written rules for conduct of a corporation, association, p...

Marketplace
FreeCreditReport.com
A Bad Credit Score is 600 or below. Click here to see yours for $0.
FreeCreditReport.com

We provide CLE Credit Tracking Software


We provide firm wide Windows based CLE Management Software priced $35 - $350.
http://www.hiscorp.com

ERP Solutions - The Definitive Guide


FREE Focus Research Article: Choosing the Right ERP Solution for your Company
www.focus.com/

The People's Law Dictionary by Gerald and Kathleen Hill Publisher Fine Communications

About ALM | About Law.com | Customer Support


Copyright 2009. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved.
earnest payment
n. a deposit paid to demonstrate commitment and to bind a contrac...
easement
n. the right to use the real property of another for a specific p...
egress
n. way of departure. A word usually used in conjunction with "acc...
EIR
n. popular acronym for environmental impact report, required by m...
ejectment
n. a lawsuit brought to remove a party who is occupying real prop...
ejusdem generis
(eh-youse-dem generous) v adj. Latin for "of the same kind," used...
elder law
n. a specialty in legal practice, covering estate planning, wills...
election of remedies
n. an outmoded requirement that if a plaintiff (party filing suit...
election under the will
n. in those states which have statutes which give a widow a parti...
eleemosynary
(eh-luh-moss-uh-nary) adj. charitable, as applied to a purpose or...
element
n. 1) an essential requirement to a cause of action (the right to...
emancipation
n. freeing a minor child from the control of parents and allowing...
embezzlement
n. the crime of stealing the funds or property of an employer, co...
embezzler
n. a person who commits the crime of embezzlement by fraudulently...
emblements
n. crops to which a tenant who cultivated the land is entitled by...
emergency
n. a sudden, unforeseen happening which requires action to correc...
eminent domain
n. the power of a governmental entity (federal, state, county or ...
emolument
n. salary, wages and benefits paid for employment or an office he...
emotional distress
n. an increasingly popular basis for a claim of damages in lawsui...
employee
n. a person who is hired for a wage, salary, fee or payment to pe...
employer
n. a person or entity which hires the services of another called ...
employment
n. the hiring of a person for compensation. It is important to de...
en banc
(on bonk) French for "in the bench," it signifies a decision by t...
enabling clause
n. a provision in a new statute which empowers a particular publi...
enclosure
(inclosure)n. land bounded by a fence, wall, hedge, ditch or othe...
encroach
v. to build a structure which is in whole or in part across the p...
encroachment
n. the act of building a structure which is in whole or in part o...
encumbrance
(incumbrance)n. a general term for any claim or lien on a parcel ...
endorse (indorse)
v. 1) to sign one's name to the back of a check, bill of exchange...
endorsement
(indorsement)n. 1) the act of the owner or payee signing his/her ...
endowment
n. the creation of a fund, often by gift or bequest from a dead p...
enjoin
v. for a court to order that someone either do a specific act, ce...
enjoyment
n. 1) to exercise a right. 2) pleasure. 3) the use of funds or oc...
enter a judgment
v. to officially record a judgment on the "judgment roll," which ...
entity
n. a general term for any institution, company, corporation, part...
entrapment
n. in criminal law, the act of law enforcement officers or govern...
entry of judgment
n. the placement of a judgment on the official roll of judgments.
environmental impact report
n. a study of all the factors which a land development or constru...
environmental law
n. a body of state and federal statutes intended to protect the e...
equal opportunity
1) n. a right supposedly guaranteed by both federal and many stat...
equal protection of the law
n. the right of all persons to have the same access to the law an...
equitable
adj. 1) just, based on fairness and not legal technicalities. 2) ...
equitable estoppel
n. where a court will not grant a judgment or other legal relief ...
equitable lien
n. a lien on property imposed by a court in order to achieve fair...
equity
n. 1) a venerable group of rights and procedures to provide fairn...
equity of redemption
n. the right of a mortgagor (person owing on a loan or debt again...
equivalent
: n., adj. equal in value, force or meaning.
ergo
(air-go)conj. Latin for "therefore," often used in legal writings...
erroneous
adj. 1) in error, wrong. 2) not according to established law, par...
error
n. a mistake by a judge in procedure or in substantive law, durin...
errors and omissions
n. short hand for malpractice insurance which gives physicians, a...
escalator clause
n. a provision in a lease or other agreement in which rent, insta...
escape clause
n. a provision in a contract which allows one of the parties to b...
escheat
n. from old French eschete, which meant "that which falls to one,...
escrow
1) n. a form of account held by an "escrow agent" (an individual,...
escrow agent
n. a person or entity holding documents and funds in a transfer o...
escrow instructions
n. the written instructions by buyer and seller of real estate gi...
espionage
n. the crime of spying on the federal government and/or transferr...
esquire
n. a form of address showing that someone is an attorney, usually...
estate
n. 1) all that one owns in real estate and other assets. 2) commo...
estate by entirety
n. tenancy by the entirety
estate tax
n. generally a federal tax on the transfer of a dead person's ass...
estop
v. to halt, bar or prevent.
estoppel
n. a bar or impediment (obstruction) which precludes a person fro...
et al.
n. abbreviation for the Latin phrase et alii meaning "and others....
et seq.
(et seek) n. abbreviation for the Latin phrase et sequentes meani...
et ux.
(et uhks) n. abbreviation for the Latin words et uxor meaning "an...
evasion of tax
n. the intentional attempt to avoid paying taxes through fraudule...
eviction
n. a generic word for the act of expelling (kicking out) someone ...
evidence
n. every type of proof legally presented at trial (allowed by the...
ex delicto
(ex dee-lick-toe)adj. Latin for a reference to something that ari...
ex officio
a (ex oh-fish-ee-oh)dj. Latin for "from the office," to describe ...
ex parte
(ex par-tay, but popularly, ex party) adj. Latin meaning "for one...
ex post facto
adj. Latin for "after the fact," which refers to laws adopted aft...
ex rel.
conj. abbreviation for Latin ex relatione, meaning "upon being re...
examination
n. 1) the questioning of a witness by an attorney. Direct examina...
exception
n. 1) a formal objection during trial ("We take exception, or sim...
exception in deed
n. a notation in a deed of title to real property which states th...
excessive bail
n. an amount of bail ordered posted by an accused defendant which...
exchange
1) v. to trade or barter property, goods and/or services for othe...
excise
n. a tax upon manufacture, sale or for a business license or char...
exclusionary rule
n. the rule that evidence secured by illegal means and in bad fai...
exculpatory
adj. applied to evidence which may justify or excuse an accused d...
excusable neglect
n. a legitimate excuse for the failure of a party or his/her lawy...
execute
v. 1) to finish, complete or perform as required, as in fulfillin...
executed
1) adj. to have been completed. (Example: "it is an executed cont...
execution
n. 1) the act of getting an officer of the court to take possessi...
executive clemency
n. the power of a President in federal criminal cases, and the Go...
executive order
n. a President's or Governor's declaration which has the force of...
executive privilege
n. a claim by the President or another high official of the execu...
executor
n. the person appointed to administer the estate of a person who ...
executory
adj. something not yet performed or done. Examples: an executory ...
executory interest
n. an interest in property (particularly real estate) which will ...
executrix
(pl. executrices) n. Latin for female executor. However, the term...
exemplary damages
n. often called punitive damages, these are damages requested and...
exemption
n. 1) in income taxation, a credit given for each dependent, blin...
exhibit
n. 1) a document or object (including a photograph) introduced as...
expectancy
n. a possibility of future enjoyment of something one counts on r...
expense
n. in business accounting and business taxation, any current cost...
expert testimony
n. opinions stated during trial or deposition (testimony under oa...
expert witness
n. a person who is a specialist in a subject, often technical, wh...
express
adj. direct, unambiguous, distinct language, particularly in a co...
express contract
n. a contract in which all elements are specifically stated (offe...
expropriation
n. a taking of property or rights by governmental authority such ...
extension
n. granting of a specific amount of extra time to make a payment,...
extenuating circumstances
n. surrounding factors (sometimes called mitigation) which make a...
extinguishment
n. the cancellation or destruction of a right, quite often becaus...
extortion
n. obtaining money or property by threat to a victim's property o...
extradition
n. the surrender by one state or country of a person charged with...
extrajudicial
adj. referring to actions outside the judicial (court) system, su...
extraordinary fees
n. attorneys' fees claimed, usually in the administration of a de...
extreme cruelty
n. an archaic requirement to show infliction of physical or menta...
extrinsic fraud
n. fraudulent acts which keep a person from obtaining information...
eyewitness
n. a person who has actually seen an event and can so testify in ...
J
n. abbreviation for Judge, as in the Hon. William B. Boone, J.
Jane Doe
n. 1) a fictitious name used for a possible female defendant who ...
jaywalking
n. walking across a street outside of marked cross-walks, and not...
JD
n. short for Juris Doctor, identifying the holder as having re-ce...
jeopardy
n. peril, particularly danger of being charged with or convicted ...
jobber
n. a merchant who buys products (usually in bulk or lots) and the...
John Doe
n. 1) a fictitious name used for a possible male defendant who is...
joinder
n. the joining together of several lawsuits or several parties al...
joinder of issue
n. that point in a lawsuit when the defendant has challenged (den...
joint
adj., adv. referring to property, rights or obligations which are...
joint adventure
n. when two or more people go together on a trip or some other ac...
joint and several
adj. referring to a debt or a judgment for negligence, in which e...
joint custody
n. in divorce actions, a decision by the court (often upon agreem...
joint enterprise
n. a generic term for an activity of two or more people, usually ...
joint liability
n. when two or more persons are both responsible for a debt, clai...
joint powers agreement
n. a contract between a city, a county and/or a special district ...
joint tenancy
n. a crucial relationship in the ownership of real property, whic...
joint tortfeasors
n. two or more persons whose negligence in a single accident or e...
joint venture
n. an enterprise entered into by two or more people for profit, f...
Jones Act
n., adj. a federal law which covers injuries to crewmen at sea, g...
judge
1) n. an official with the authority and responsibility to presid...
judge advocate
n. a military officer with legal training who has the mixed dutie...
judge advocate general
(J.A.G.) n. a military officer who advises the government on cour...
judgment
n. the final decision by a court in a lawsuit, criminal prosecuti...
judgment by default
n.
judgment creditor
n. the winning plaintiff in a lawsuit to whom the court decides t...
judgment debt
n. the amount of money in a judgment award to the winning party, ...
judgment debtor
n. the losing defendant in a lawsuit who owes the amount of the j...
judgment notwithstanding the verdict
(N.O.V.) n. reversal of a jury's verdict by the trial judge when ...
judicial
adj., adv. 1) referring to a judge, court or the court system. 2)...
judicial discretion
n. the power of the judge to make decisions on some matters witho...
judicial foreclosure
n. a judgment by a court in favor of foreclosure of a mortgage or...
judicial notice
n. the authority of a judge to accept as facts certain matters wh...
judicial proceedings
n. any action by a judge re: trials, hearings, petitions or other...
judicial sale
n. a sale of goods by an official (keeper, trustee or sheriff) ap...
jump bail
v. to fail to appear for a court appearance after depositing (pos...
jurat
(jur-at) n. Latin for "been sworn," the portion of an affidavit i...
Juris Doctor
(J.D.) n. the law degree granted upon graduation by many univers...
jurisdiction
n. the authority given by law to a court to try cases and rule on...
jurisdictional amount
n. the range between the minimum and maximum amount of money or v...
jurisprudence
n. the entire subject of law, the study of law and legal question...
jurist
n. although it means any attorney or legal scholar, jurist popula...
juror
n. any person who actually serves on a jury. Lists of potential j...
jury
n. one of the remarkable innovations of the English common law (f...
jury box
n. the enclosed area in which the jury sits in assigned seats dur...
jury fees
n. the rather minimal amount paid each day to jurors, plus paymen...
jury of one's peers
n. a guaranteed right of criminal defendants, in which "peer" mea...
jury panel
n. the list from which jurors for a particular trial may be chose...
jury selection
n. the means by which a jury is chosen, with a panel of potential...
jury stress
n. a form of mental, emotional, psychological, physical and sexua...
jury tampering
n. the crime of attempting to influence a jury through any means ...
jury trial
n. a trial of a lawsuit or criminal prosecution in which the case...
just compensation
n. 1) in general a fair and reasonable amount of money to be paid...
justice
n. 1) fairness. 2) moral rightness. 3) a scheme or system of law ...
justice of the peace
(JP) n. a judge who handles minor legal matters such as misdemean...
justiciable
n. referring to a matter which is capable of being decided by a c...
justifiable homicide
n. a killing without evil or criminal intent, for which there can...
juvenile court
n. a special court or department of a trial co

urt which deals wit...


juvenile delinquent
n. a person who is under age (usually below 18), who is found to ...

Marketplace
A: I WAS JUST ORDINARY PEOPLE ORDINARY
HEART AND ISLAMIC FAITH AS YOU MY
MOTHER FARMER
B: ORDINARY PEOPLE ARE MY HEART AND
MORAL YOU LIKE MY MOTHER PAK TANI
c: MIND HEART AND WORSHIP MY MIND
WITH LOW 10000000000000000000000000000
SOMBONG HEART AND DO NOT HAVE SUCH
courtesy PAK TANI
d: my behavior 1000000000000000000000000 ALSO
THE SAME AS THE FARMER AND THE
ORDINARY PEOPLE BELOW ARE THE
ORDINARY
NATURE OF LOW
1000000000000000000000000000000000 HEART
MOM THE SAME AS YOU BELOW
REJEKI wish GIVE ME AT Ease
A: I WAS JUST ORDINARY PEOPLE ORDINARY HEART AND ISLAMIC FAITH AS YOU
MY MOTHER FARMER
B: ORDINARY PEOPLE ARE MY HEART AND MORAL YOU LIKE MY MOTHER PAK
TANI
c: MIND HEART AND WORSHIP MY MIND WITH LOW 10000000000000000000000000000
SOMBONG HEART AND DO NOT HAVE SUCH courtesy PAK TANI
d: my behavior 1000000000000000000000000 ALSO THE SAME AS THE FARMER AND THE
ORDINARY PEOPLE BELOW ARE THE ORDINARY
NATURE OF LOW 1000000000000000000000000000000000 HEART MOM THE SAME AS
YOU BELOW
REJEKI wish GIVE ME AT Ease
MARCH IN MARCH IF

A: AGE AGE 14 TO 23 YEARS as many as 100,000 CONNECTING PEOPLE DOING NAKED


SEX SEX BEHAVIOR AT NIGHT 21:45 22:45 23:45 FEMALE much as 100000000000000
B: 10000000000000000 IF SHE KEEP STORES AND HEART ALWAYS TALK: RASAH
DIBELANINNNNNN MASYARAKATTT NJENGKELON LAIYOOOOOOOOOOOOO emang
RASAIN LUHHHHHH WORRY ENAKKKKKKK GAK DIBELAINNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN
c: IF ANY SECURITY POLICE 100000000000000000000000000000000 PEMJAGA POLAND
FRANCE ITALY UNITED AND ALWAYS PROTECT
10000000000000000 STORES THAT HAVE GUARD selfishness SMART ALWAYS plays his
heart subdued SAID: 1000000000000000000000 WANT MY WORDS WORDS THAT LOWER
HEART OF MONEY IS IMPORTANT VOTE VOTE WHO IS WHO MOTOR ............
d: IF ANY STORES GUARD 100000000000000000000000000000 SAYUR
100000000000000000000 ALWAYS SAID builders: outrageous NJENGKELIN GAE KAN
REALLY IMPORTANT ISSUE OF MONEY MO KASIHAN DIHAMBPARIN NGEROKOK
Mulu BENERRRRRRRRRR 100,000,000,000 WORD FOR WORD AND STILL STANDING

e: IF SHOP GUARD SECURITY FORCES NEED 100000000000000000000000000000000000


STOLE MONEY FOR POLICE PATROL 10000000000000000000000000 PLAY rotating around
it
WHAT ARE YOU
f: IF ANY security 10000000000000000000000000000000000000000 PROTECTING TROOPS
FROM THIEF and sellers 100000000000000000000000000 MERCHANTS STORES
g: IF ANY DEALER and heart 1000000000000000000000000000000000000000 FUCKING SAY
KOK GAK LUMAAN PELARISAN behavior ...........

H: 450,000 MONEY TO BE RUPEES 0 RUPIAH 100,000 MONEY MONEY TO BE RUPEES 0


BE 0 RUPIAH 1500,000 MONEY TO BE RUPEES 3000000000 RUPIAH 0

ABCD = EFGH
AB = EFGH
CDA = H
ABCD = DEF
FG = AB
BCD = GH
MARCH IN MARCH IF

A: AGE AGE 14 TO 23 YEARS as many as 100,000 CONNECTING PEOPLE DOING NAKED


SEX SEX BEHAVIOR AT NIGHT 21:45 22:45 23:45 FEMALE much as 100000000000000
B: 10000000000000000 IF SHE KEEP STORES AND HEART ALWAYS TALK: RASAH
DIBELANINNNNNN MASYARAKATTT NJENGKELON LAIYOOOOOOOOOOOOO emang
RASAIN LUHHHHHH WORRY ENAKKKKKKK GAK DIBELAINNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN
c: IF ANY SECURITY POLICE 100000000000000000000000000000000 PEMJAGA POLAND
FRANCE ITALY UNITED AND ALWAYS PROTECT
10000000000000000 STORES THAT HAVE GUARD selfishness SMART ALWAYS plays his
heart subdued SAID: 1000000000000000000000 WANT MY WORDS WORDS THAT LOWER
HEART OF MONEY IS IMPORTANT VOTE VOTE WHO IS WHO MOTOR ............
d: IF ANY STORES GUARD 100000000000000000000000000000 SAYUR
100000000000000000000 ALWAYS SAID builders: outrageous NJENGKELIN GAE KAN
REALLY IMPORTANT ISSUE OF MONEY MO KASIHAN DIHAMBPARIN NGEROKOK
Mulu BENERRRRRRRRRR 100,000,000,000 WORD FOR WORD AND STILL STANDING

e: IF SHOP GUARD SECURITY FORCES NEED 100000000000000000000000000000000000


STOLE MONEY FOR POLICE PATROL 10000000000000000000000000 PLAY rotating around
it
WHAT ARE YOU
f: IF ANY security 10000000000000000000000000000000000000000 PROTECTING TROOPS
FROM THIEF and sellers 100000000000000000000000000 MERCHANTS STORES
g: IF ANY DEALER and heart 1000000000000000000000000000000000000000 FUCKING SAY
KOK GAK LUMAAN PELARISAN behavior ...........

H: 450,000 MONEY TO BE RUPEES 0 RUPIAH 100,000 MONEY MONEY TO BE RUPEES 0


BE 0 RUPIAH 1500,000 MONEY TO BE RUPEES 3000000000 RUPIAH 0

ABCD = EFGH
AB = EFGH
CDA = H
ABCD = DEF
FG = AB
BCD = GH
A: I WAS JUST ORDINARY PEOPLE ORDINARY
HEART AND ISLAMIC FAITH AS YOU MY
MOTHER FARMER
B: ORDINARY PEOPLE ARE MY HEART AND
MORAL YOU LIKE MY MOTHER PAK TANI
c: MIND HEART AND WORSHIP MY MIND
WITH LOW 10000000000000000000000000000
SOMBONG HEART AND DO NOT HAVE SUCH
courtesy PAK TANI
d: my behavior 1000000000000000000000000 ALSO
THE SAME AS THE FARMER AND THE
ORDINARY PEOPLE BELOW ARE THE
ORDINARY
NATURE OF LOW
1000000000000000000000000000000000 HEART
MOM THE SAME AS YOU BELOW
REJEKI wish GIVE ME AT Ease