Legal Articles

ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM

the trace of the recording of the electrical impulses from the chambers of the heart.

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EXECUTIVE AGREEMENT

the name that is given to an agreement between the President of the US and a representative of a foreign nation.

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EFFECTIVE FRANCHISE

The term applying to the rights a citizen has to vote when an election is called.

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EYEWITNESS PROVISION

a term in an insurance policy that requires proof of the circumstances that surround an accident.

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ENACTING CLAUSE

This phrase is found new laws and indicates which legislative body voted for the statute.

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EXTERNAL VIOLENT AND ACCIDENTAL MEANS

a term that refers to a death that was not caused by any natural means.

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ENDORSEMENT QUALIFIED

the term given to an endorsement that limits a person’s liability who endorsed it.

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EXTRINSIC AMBIGUITY

This term applies to the uncertainty in a contract that comes from outside the contract.

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ENFORCEABLE

This term is in a contract and means something is enforceable to perform or to execute.

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EXECUTORIAL TRUSTEE

the person who is appointed as the executor and will also be the trustee.

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EXTRA VIAM RIGHTS

This a Latin phrase meaning Outside the roadway and applies to using the adjoining property when a road has become impassable.

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EQUITABLE CONVERSION

This phrase applies to the alteration of property to become real estate and for real estate to become property.

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EXERCISING AN OPTION

the term for having the right to the first choice to purchase something.

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EQUALLY DIVIDED

a phrase found in wills where property will be shared and shared a like and each person will receive the same amount.

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EXECUTIVE CAPACITY

situation in an organisation that calls for a response from management.

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EXECUTORY USE

The term applied to a trust or an interest that will arise at a time in the future.

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ENDORSEMENT SPECIAL

the endorsement that specifically names a person who will receive a money payment.

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EX DELICTO

a Latin phrase that means to arise from a crime or from something that is contrary to law.

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EXPENSES DEDUCTIBLE

used to calculate income tax and is the expenses that are able to be deducted.

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ENOCH ARDEN LAWS

a law that states after being missing for a certain number of years a person is declared dead. See legally dead; presumption of death.

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