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Category: N

NONFORFEITABLE

the term that is given to something that can’t be taken away.

NEGLIGENCE COLLATERAL

a term given to the negligence that is attributed to an employee as a result of a negligent act or omission by the employee.

NOMINAL DEFENDANT

this is the term given to the person named the defendant not because he is responsible but the suit would be deficit if he wasn’t named.

NON CUL

This a Latin term that is the abbreviation for non culpabilis.

NONSUPPORT

This is the term used to describe a person who fails to support those he is obliged to support.

NONNEGOTIABLE

a term that is used to mean that a thing is not transferable.

NEGATIVE EVIDENCE

then that is applied to testimony that will deny rather than confirm an action or a fact.

NEGLIGENCE CULPABLE

a term that is used to describe negligence that was on purpose or that which a reasonable person wouldn’t do.

NO CONSIDERATION

there term given to the defendant’s response to the court that says the contract sued on is not valid.

NONRESIDENT

term applied to a person staying in a location where he is not classed as a permanent resident.

NOMINAL DAMAGES

the name given to the award in favour of the plaintiff that shows his case was justified.

NOTARIZING

term that means to have a signature on a document that has been authenticated by signing it in front of a notary public.

NIHIL

a Latin phrase for nothing.

NATIONAL DEFENCE

the term given to the federal agencies that secure the country against being attacked by its enemies.

NEGLIGENCE CONTRIBUTORY

a term that describes the situation where the plaintiff has not exercised due care and has contributed to the accident.

NONTENURE

the term used in defence of real estate action where a defendant denies he is the tenant.

NONCONTESTABLE

the term that applies to a provision in an insurance policy where the insurer can’t cancel it once the premiums have been made for a certain time.

NEUROSIS

The term that is used to describe an emotional disorder with feelings of anxiety and compulsive behavior.

NATURAL-BORN

the term applying to the person who is born in the country where they are a citizen.