The Law Dictionary

Featuring Black’s Law Dictionary Free Online Legal Dictionary 2nd Ed.

Category: I

Insurance Card

The proof required in some states and issued by an insurance company that indicates a vehicle is insured. The cards are kept in the vehicle to show to police or other motorists in

INHERENT RIGHT

a term that means the fundamental right a person has. See inalienable right.

INDISPENSABLE PARTY

the term that is given to a party in a law suit who is essential in determining the suit.

INCOME TAX

tax that is paid on income that is earned from working.

INCITING TO RIOT

a term that means to arouse to action that is unlawful and possibly violent.

IN ESCROW

a term used to describe money that is held aside by a person not involved in the transaction.

INSURANCE TITLE

insurance that guarantees against a defect in a title to real estate.

IMPOSTOR

a person who presents himself as another for the purpose of committing fraud.

IMMEDIATE CAUSE

the term given to the cause of an event or an outcome that actually created the event.

INFLICT

a term that means to cause such as to inflict an injury or to impose a punishment.

INHERITANCE TAX

the name of a tax that is levied on the transfer of goods that have been left to a person.