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INFORMATION AND BELIEF

a phrase used when a person believes what he has said is true, even though some facts may be missing.

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INTERIM ORDER

a term that means applies to a temporary edict from a court such as a temporary injunction.

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IMPLIED CONTRACT

an agreement that is agreed upon but has not been put into words.

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INFORMED CONSENT

the term given to a patient’s agreement to surgery.

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IN BANK

A term used to describe a court when all of the judges are sitting.

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IMPARTIAL MEDICAL PANELS

The term given to the group of physicians who judge claims for malpractice.

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INSURANCE LIFE

an insurance policy that pays an amount on the death of a person.

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INELIGIBLE

This is the term that means not to be qualified or to be disqualified from holding a public office.

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ITINERANT VENDOR

the name given to a seller who travels from place to place to sell his wares.

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INVOLUNTARY DISCONTINUANCE

The term where a case is forced out of court because of a technical error or due to a mistake in the pleading.

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INCARCERATE

the term that describes confining a person to prison or jail.

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IN STATUS QUO

a Latin phrase that means without change and in the same situation as it was.

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INDIRECT TAX

a tax that is not levied on the value of property but on another consideration.

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IN LIEU OF

a phrase that means to be instead of.

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IMPEACHMENT OF WITNESS

where the believability of a witness is questioned that is based on the testimony from other witnesses.

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ILLEGITIMATE CHILD

the term that describes a child born to parents who are not married.

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INADEQUATE REMEDY AT LAW

This applies to the judgement that is in someway defective and not clear or sufficient.

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INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT (IRA)

a plan for retirement where money is put aside in a tax free account.

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INTERLOCUTORY DECREE

the term given to a temporary determination or judgement that is made before or during determination.

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ILLEGAL CONSIDERATION

This term applies to an agreement or a contract that of carried out will be contrary to public interest.

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