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Optional Coverage

Insurance coverage provided by a policy that is beyond what is required by law. Includes Collision Coverage and Comprehensive Coverage.

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Occasional Driver

A person who operatesĀ an insured vehicle who is not considered the primary or principle driver.

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OBJECTION SUSTAINED

term that is often heard in court where the judge agrees with the objection of the attorney.

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OPTION TO TERMINATE

the term used in leases where the tenant or the landlord has a right to terminate the lease under certain conditions.

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OWNER EQUITABLE

the term given to the person who is the recognised owner of the property but who uses a trustee to administer the property.

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ORDINARY CONVEYANCE

The term used for the transferring of property that is carried out voluntarily and not by a court order.

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OBLIGATION JOINT

the term applied to an obligation where 2 or more people bind themselves to perform the obligation.

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OBSCURE

a term that is used to describe something that is difficult to understand, unclear or is poorly expressed.

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OVERRULING A VERDICT

term that is applied to the rejection of a decision made by a lower court when the case is brought before a higher court.

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OBJECTION OVERRULED

term that is often heard in court where the judge disagrees with the objection of the attorney.

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OCCURRENCE WITNESS

the term that is given to a witness who was present at an event and saw it take place.

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OBSTRUCTING NAVIGATION

the term that describes the unwarranted and unnecessary interference with the movement of ships on a waterway.

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OWNER RIPARIAN

this is a term that is given to a person who owns property that borders water. He doesn’t own the water unless his property surrounds it completely.

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OPEN-END INVESTMENT TRUST

the name that applies to a trust where the shares that are owned by the trust cab be sold and new shares bought.

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OBLIGATION PERFECT

a term referring to an obligation that can be upheld by an existing law and a legal right.

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OPINION EVIDENCE

a term applied to the evidence that is given by an expert witness.

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OPENING A JUDGMENT

the term that is used when a judgement is reviewed to see if it should still stand or be set aside.

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ORDINARY HAZARDS OF OCCUPATION

See ordinary dangers.

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OCCUPATIONAL DISABILITY

the term that is given for the inability of a person to work that is caused by a person doing their job.

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OATH ASSERTORY

1. an oath that relates to the past or present and not the future. 2. An oath required by law but not in a judicial proceeding.

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