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Multi-Car Discount

A premium discount offered by some insurance companies if the policyholder insures more than one vehicle with them.

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Monetary Threshold

An amount set by the no-fault laws in some states that must be met before a lawsuit for damages may be commenced against an at-fault driver in an accident.

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Medical Payments Coverage (MedPay)

Coverage that pays for some of the medical and funeral expenses incurred by an insured individual as the result of an accident.

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MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT

term applied to a written agreement with details of property settlement in case there is a divorce.

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MARITAL COMMUNICATIONS PRIVILEGE

The term that applies to the principle where a spouse is prevented from revealing a communication of the other.

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MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE

The name that is given to the document that is signed by the person who performs the marriage ceremony.

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MIXED MARRIAGE

the term that is given to a marriage that is between people of different races.

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MARITIME TORT

a phrase that represents a civil wrong that is committed at sea.

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MONEY ORDER

the term that is given to an order for money given by a post office or bank.

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MELIORATION

Term that describes improvements or the betterment of something.

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MAXIMS

term used for the rules and principles that have been accepted and recognised as they are reasonable and fair.

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MALICE IN LAW

term that describes the carrying out intentionally of an injurious and harmful act with no cause or justification.

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MISCONDUCT IN OFFICE

This si the term that is given to the unlawful behaviour of a public officer.

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MUTUALITY OF ESTOPPEL

the term applied to an agreement where the parties are not bound unless both parties are bound.

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MASS PICKETING

the term applied when a large number of people will picket and demonstrate outside a plant, factory or an organisation that is on strike. See picketing.

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MARRIAGE LICENSE

The document that is executed by the public authority that gives a couple the permission to marry.

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MATTER OF SUBSTANCE

used when the matter goes to the essence of the issue as opposed to the form which deals with the technical aspects only.

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MORAL EVIDENCE

the name that is given to the evidence that supports the facts and the truth.

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MINOR FACT

the term given to an unimportant finding, fact or the circumstances of a case.

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MURDER IN THE THIRD DEGREE

this is the term that describes a murder committed while a felony is committed.

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