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ABUTTALS

the boundaries to a property and shows what the adjacent properties are. See boundary suit.

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AS BETWEEN

This term applies to the relative position of 2 people in reference to a third person where the relationship to the third person is different for the 2 parties.

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ACQUIRE

The action of buying or gaining the possession of property.

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AGE OF DISCRETION

the age that is usually taken as 14 years old and is when is considered old enough to choose their own guardian.

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ALTERNATIVE JUDGMENT

This any judgement that permits satisfaction in any of several ways.

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ABSOLUTE GUARANTY

The agreement where the borrower guarantees absolutely that the repayments will be made on the loan or the contract where one party absolutely agrees to pay due monies.

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AMOUNT OF DISPUTE

the monetary value that applies to the thing that is in dispute between the two litigants.

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AIDING AN ESCAPE

Any act that is committed by a jailer or another person that allows a criminal to escape. It is a criminal offense.

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ASSIGNABLE LEASE

a lease that can be transferred to another person without getting the landlord’s permission.

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ADEQUATE REMEDY AT LAW

The remedy that will bring relief in the controversy that is at hand. This will defeat the defendant totally and permanently. See remedies.

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ALTERCATION

This applies to all trials where witnesses are examined. In usual usage it applies to a dispute or a fight.

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AGENCY IN FACT

the agency that happens where there is an agreement between the agent and the principal.

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AGITATOR

the person who stirs up or incites a situation, especially a situation that is of discontent.

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ABLE-BODIED

A person who is capable of serving in the military. It does mean that there are no defects but that a person is able.

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ANTITRUST ACTS

An example of this is the Sherman Antitrust Act and the Clayton Act where federal laws aim at preventing corporations, individuals, combinations of corporations or trusts from gaining and maintaining a monopoly and thus restraining free trade.

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ACTIVE CONCEALMENT

Any action or words that are deceptive and are used to conceal the truth.

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AQUATIC RIGHTS

These are the rights that apply to people to use rivers, lakes and the sea for the purposes of fishing, pleasurable pursuits and navigation.

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ALLOCABLE

This term applies to the breaking down of a lump sum of money and distributing it into several parts. It is often used when business accounts are analysis.

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ABROGATION

The action of repealing a law, an annulment, or cancelling an existing statute or agreement.

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ACKNOWLEDGE

The action of confessing or to admit something.

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