The name that is given to a member of the public who is thought to be a member of a partnership.
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a plea that will object to the time and place and the mode for trying the case but doesn’t go into the merits of the claims made by the plaintiff.
a proceeding carried out to see if a debtor can pay his creditors.
A situation where a person makes more than one trust in a single document but the same person is trustee to them all.
the name that is given to a voluntary and non-government association formed to propose candidates for office who will work towards being elected.
a term applied to the accounting from the executor that only covers a limited period of activities on behalf of am estate.
the term that is applied to an attorney who is employed by the state, local or federal government to defend people who are poor and cannot afford a private lawyer.
a term given to a court action that doesn’t follow the usual measures to try a case.
a term for the deductions made for expenses that are different to the expenses used to produce an income.
a term that is applied when a person is forgiven for only part of a transgression and still needs to pay the penalty for the remaining offense.
a term that applies to new laws and means that they are not retrospective and only start from the time of enactment.
a term used for a judgement rendered against a person for the payment of damages.
a term used to describe people who are police officers, sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, marshals and other people involved with the keeping of the peace.
the term for a silent agreement and consent to perform an act that is often illegal. The person who stands by and watches.
the term that is applied to the best evidence that is available.
the term given to the international codes of law that govern property that is captured at sea.
a right to release a the receiver of private information from keeping the information a secret.
a term that is used for a thing that is assumed to be true.
1. The accepted manner in which a professional will act. 2. The way a lawyer who has been admitted to the bar should act.
TLD Example: Lawyers are held to strict ethical standards and rules of professional conduct enforced by state and local bar associations.
the name that is given to a partner who will settle the partnership affairs when the business is dissolved when one partner dies.
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