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Earned Premium

If an insured person pays for a policy in advance, the “earned” premium is the portion of the policy that has already been used.

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ESTOPPEL BY JUDGMENT

The bar that stops the litigation of facts that have already been determined.

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ENTRAPMENT

the act of public officers where they lure a suspected criminal into doing a criminal act.

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EXHIBITIONISM

1. These are the actions that will attract an undue amount of attention. 2. Undressing and displaying genitals in public.

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EMBRYO HUMAN

the term given to a human embryo from conception to 8 weeks of gestation.

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ENFORCEABLE LEGAL RIGHT

the right that is recognised by the law and can be carried out by the law if necessary.

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EQUITABLE GARNISHMENT

the action taken by the creditor where he will take possession of property owned by the debtor to satisfy the agreement.

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ESTIMATED TAX

This term is applied to the estimated income tax that is based on the earnings expected and not that already earn.

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EMPLOYMENT RETIREMENT INCOME SECURITY ACT (ERISA)

a congressional created minimum standard that assures employees of a sound and equitable retirement plan.

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EARNING CAPACITY

These are the monies that a person is able to earn that results from skills and training.

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ESTOPPEL IN PAIS

This term applies to barring a person due to something he should have done and he didn’t.

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ENSUE

Term that means to come later or to follow.

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ESTOPPEL BYCONTRACT

a bar that will renounce or renege that facts that have already been agreed to in a contract.

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EXIGENCY OF A BOND

the act or the performance on which a bond is conditioned or the conditions of the bond.

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EXTRANEOUS EVIDENCE

1. applied to any evidence that comes from outside the court. 2. Any evidence that is not pertinent to matters at hand.

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EXECUTORY JUDGMENT

This term applies to a judgement of court that hasn’t been carried out.

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EXPECTANT RIGHT

a right that depends on the continuing of present conditions. See expectant estates.

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EXPRESS ASSUMPSIT

This the agreement and the obligation to act that is stated in explicit terms.

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EX PARTE INJUNCTION

the term that is given to an injunction that is issued without notice being given to the party opposing.

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EXISTING CREDITORS

This term applies to the creditors with claims against a debtor that exist and are valid.

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