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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a clause in a contract or a lease that is made during a time of government price control regulations.
This applies to the interpretation of a statute by narrowing or making larger the letter of the law.
1. The person with a legal claim against an estate. 2. The person with a lien on a property where the value is diminished until the encumbrance is removed.
a rule that is issued by a court of equity that is just and fair.
phrase with the meaning of having the right to future payments.
a device that is used to record the electric currents of the various chambers of the heart. Also called an ECG one EKG.
the objection to the plaintiff’s suit that is based on having no legal validity to a claim.
the term given to the deceit that lays the groundwork for setting aside a judgement.
This term is given to the person who takes over another person’s debt and releases from it.
a choice to accept a benefit from a will and relinquish your claim or to retain he claim and to reject the benefit.
the word that means to grant the authority, to delegate and to commission.
a clause found in the First Amendment that separates the state from the church.
a Latin phrase that is the motto of the USA and states: Out of many, one or more commonly One for all and all for one.
1. To take private property for the use of the public. 2. Surrendering a claim to property.
a law that makes something more comprehensive or extensive than an earlier law. See remedial statute.
the rule stating that once a bill is enrolled it can’t be questioned by the courts.
This term means to try to evade in giving a straight answer to a question.
This term applies to the objection of a bail amount.
evidence that does not appear in a contract or written document but has a bearing on an issue.
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