Archive | O RSS feed for this section

Optional Coverage

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

Comments are closed

Occasional Driver

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

Comments are closed

OATH OFFICIAL

the name given to the sworn oath of a public official on assuming office.

Comments are closed

OSTENSIBLE AUTHORITY

a term given to the power a principal grants to an agent.

Comments are closed

OWNER GENERAL

the term that is applied to a person who has the primary title to the property.

Comments are closed

OBSESSION

a term that describes a thought that will persist no matter how hard you try to forget about it.

Comments are closed

OBLIGATION CONJUNCTIVE

an obligation that contains several parts or objects that are connected.

Comments are closed

ON THE PLEADINGS

a term applied to a preverdict judgement based on pleadings as there are no real issues. See summary judgement.

Comments are closed

OBSTRUCTING EASEMENT

a term that is applied to the purposeful and unwarranted interference to an easement.

Comments are closed

OFFICIAL SEAL

the name that is given to the imprint or seal that is placed on an official document by the public official.

Comments are closed

OBJECTION SUSTAINED

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

Comments are closed

OPTION TO TERMINATE

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

Comments are closed

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.

Comments are closed

ORDINARY CONVEYANCE

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

Comments are closed

OBLIGATION JOINT

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

Comments are closed

OBSCURE

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

Comments are closed

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.

Comments are closed

OBJECTION OVERRULED

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

Comments are closed

OCCURRENCE WITNESS

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

Comments are closed

OBSTRUCTING NAVIGATION

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

Comments are closed