What is the definition of coffer in legal terms?
It normally refers to the assets held by a corporation, government agency or municipality including but not limited to cash on hand.
from time to time legal meaningOnce in a while; at intervals. Now and then or here and thereSynonyms:at timesnow and againnow and thenoccasionallyon occasiononce in a while
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"Cert" is lawyerspeak shorthand for a "writ of certiorari". The US Supreme Court has complete discretion over the cases it hears under appellate jurisdiction; state supreme courts (or the equivalent) have mandatory appellate jurisdiction over death penalty cases, but discretionary jurisdiction over most other cases. Appeals are addressed to the Supreme Court by "petition for a writ of certiorari." Thousands try, only a few are granted. If the Court denies your application for "cert" you… Read More
In plain Enlgish - it refers to your being behind in your payments.
Definition follows: Legal Dictionary Main Entry: fair Function: adjective1 : characterized by honesty and justice : free from self-interest, deception, injustice, or favoritism fair and impartial tribunal> 2 : reasonable as a basis for exchange fair wage> fair valuation> 3 : consistent with merit or importance <fair and just compensation for the injuries> 4 : conforming with established laws or standards : being in accordance with a person's rights under the law <fair judicial process>… Read More
To invalidate by judicial action or make void a law, a decision, a writ, an indictment, a plea, etc.
Contract, power of attorney, affidavit, bail, writ, decree, court order, evidence, judgment, docket, and pleading are only a few of thousands of legal terms.
The courts the legal system guardians themselvs
It appears to be using only the first letters of some phrase. Unfortunately, such phrases, abbreviations, and acronyms taken from legal documents, case folders, tickets, etc, etc. have little standardized meaning outsde the small group of people that probably uses them regularly to cut down on their writing.
Domestic Relations Order. Most commonly, this is used to refer to a Qualified Domestic Relations Order, or QDRO. This is the Order that a court uses to divide certain assets, such as pensions or 401(k)s into two accounts to avoid tax consequences of early withdrawal.
Modus operandi (often used in the abbreviated forms M.O. or simply Method) is a Latin phrase, approximately translated as "mode of operation".
This sounds like it may be an abbreviation, or some type of "jargon" or "court shorthand," that might appear as a notation on a case folder or "dispo" (disposition) sheet. These abbreviations are not standardized and vary greatly from police agency to police agency and/or court system to court system. If you were represented by an attorney ask them, or go to the Office of The Clerk of Court and ask one of the clerks… Read More
Unless you can post the entire phrase from whcih this was excerpted, its only meaning as phrased in the question is; In opposition to. It simply means that any kind of reservation made on a statement suggesting cannot be used against the publishing party in future dealings or litigation.
Sustain is a term that is subject to several definitions. In the context of trial practice, it refers to a judge agreeing that an attorney's objection is valid. (e.g.: If an attorney asks a witness a question, and the opposing lawyer objects, saying the question is legally "improper" or some other objection, if the judge sustains the objection, the question cannot be answered nor asked again.) In the context of appellate practice, an appelate court… Read More
Outside of the ordinarily understood meaning of the word as defined in all Enlgish language dictionaries and used in everyday speech, the word "operator" has no particular specific legal meaning in-and-of itself. It may be used to describe certain activities and define who or what the adjective refers to in the context of its usage. (e.g.: The 'operator' of a business enterprise. The 'operator' of a particular piece of machinery or vehicle. Etc. Etc. It… Read More
This looks like either an abbreviation or a mis-spelling. No such word exists in legal jargon.
A Latin term that means of no significance or not worthy of consideration. In legal terms, the consequences of an act in violation of a legal requirement may be considered so small that they don't justify pursuing legal action.
Abrogate means 'to repel, annul, or cancel' and is used with reference to laws, rules, treaties, and other formal agreements Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/abrogate#ixzz1OvOr4Juk
A "reasonable person" is a legal standard used in negligence (personal injury) cases. The hypothetical 'reasonable person' acts and behaves in a way that is legally appropriate. Those who do not meet this standard -- that is, they do not behave as a reasonable person should or would -- are considered negligent and may be held liable for damages caused by their actions, or inaction.
It is called a "Demurrer".
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Depending on the situation it could be covered udner several statutes. False Imprisonment - Unlawful Detention - Kidnapping.False imprisonment is defined as consisting of unlawful restraint against the will of an individual's personal liberty or freedom of locomotion. Unlawful detention is the gist of false imprisonment. It is also defined as any intentional detention of one person by another which is unauthorized by law.
For synonyms you need to drop down to the everyday dictionary: winner, victor, dominant party, etc.
What term means Acknowledging the legal existence of another government and authorizing dealings with it?
Throughout the history of the world there have been few societies where an eldest daughter would inherit. Female owned property was actually more common in the very ancient world. The term used to describe that system is "matrilineal succession". Although there are a few places around the world where inheritance of titles and property runs along the female line, generally, as "civilization" marched forward female ownership of property was usurped by men. That began to… Read More
mortgage A legal agreement that conveys the conditional right of ownership on an asset or Mortgage is a property by its owner (the mortgagor) to a lender (the mortgagee) as security for a loan. The lender's security interest is recorded in the register of title documents to make it public information, and is voided when the loan is repaid in full. Virtually any legally owned property can be mortgaged, although real property (land and buildings)… Read More
"Shop records" is not a widely used legal term. It may be local slang for something.
watchdog timer is a 16 bit counter that resets the processor when it rolls over to zero. The processor can reset the counter or turn it off, but, correctly used, it will reset the processor in case of a code crash
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When the court gives the freedom of speech a narrow interpretation to bring it into line with the demands of the constitution.
In the past, a woman appointed to carry out the distribution under a will was called an executrix or executress. However, language that unnecessarily defines femininity and masculinity is changing. There has been a widespread reform in the use of words that grew out of patterns of patriarchal thought and that were codified in the English language. Therefore, the term "executor" has come to be the more commonly used term for the person appointed by… Read More
"Sustained" is one of the two possible rulings on an objection raised by one of the attorneys. If an attorney asks an improper question, or a witness gives an inappropriate answer, the attorney for the opposite side (or, in the case of the inappropriate answer, the attorney asking the question) will object. The judge can then sustain the objection, saying "The question (or answer) is improper," or say the objection is "overruled"," meaning the question… Read More
It means to do something reasonably quickly, or when it should be done. This may be relative to what the task/request it's referring to. For example, a timely manner for a pizza delivery might be 30 minutes. A timely manner to return a book you have borrowed from a friend might be a month or 2.
In most jurisdictions "Sexual Harassment" IS the legal term for unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature. It differs from Sexual Assault in that it does not require physical contact. Note that the exact legal definition of sexual harassment varies by jurisdiction. Informally, the proper terms for people who engage in sexual harassment include: Jerk Creep Imbecile Cad Boor Heel Louse Cur Rotter Rat Worm… Read More
The term is :cross-examination."
I believe you are looking for the word "connotation." Its opposite is "denotation."
same word, different meaning
Habitual Traffic Violator
In terms of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, PHI stands for " Protected Health Information". This is the sensitive health information that, under the law, requires a release from you in order for a medical institution to share it with someone else. The terms and restrictions are legally defined by the HIPAA Act of 1996 (which specifies "health information" and "Individually identifiable health information") and 45 CFR 160.103 (which defines PHI in terms… Read More
You may be thinking of statutes of limitation. These are laws setting time limits for legal action. The clock starts to run on the date an offense was committed, not from when the crime was found out or the accused identified. Most US States have a statute of limitation for all crimes but murder. Once the statute has expired, however, a prosecutor still may file charges. When this happens the defendant must plead the statute… Read More
The term unsub in criminal terms is "Unknown Subject".
It is probably an acronym or abbreviation for 'something,' but such things are not universal in every court and, in fact, may not mean anything to anybody outside of the court system in question. Your best bet is to call the Clerk of Courts office and ask them what it means to them .Depending upon the context in which it is used it can mean "observation" or OBS indicates a court that convenes every three… Read More
A female testator is also sometimes called a Testatrix. In the past, society felt the need to separate women from the world of men and so invented diminutive suffixes to add to certain words to indicate that a woman was holding the position. However, language that unnecessarily defines femininity and masculinity is changing. There has been a widespread reform in the use of words that grew out of patterns of patriarchal thought and that were… Read More