Legal Articles

Roadside Assistance Coverage

Auto insurance that provides roadside services for instances that may not involve an accident, such as towing in the case of a breakdown or a locksmith for when one is locked out of the insured vehicle.

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Rental Reimbursement Coverage

Auto insurance that covers rental car costs for claims covered by Collision Coverage or Comprehensive Coverage.

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Rated Driver

A person who operates the vehicles listed in an auto insurance policy.

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RESPONSIVE PLEADING

the answer to a complaint, a response to a charge that completely answers the charges and may even enter a counterclaim.

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REVOCATION OF WILL

the annulment or voiding of an existing will by the person who made the will and usually follows the making of a new will.

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REARGUMENT

1. The rehearing of a case in a higher court. 2. The rehearing of a motion that is based on new material.

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RULE OF REASON

a federal rule that the antitrust law needs to be applied only to the unreasonable restraints of trade.

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RESCUE DOCTRINE

a principle that states a person who causes an injury may be held liable for the injuries sustained by a third person who comes in to help, or rescue, the injured party.

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REMAINDER CROSS

a stipulation when parts of an estate are given to 2 or more people and when one dies the pat goes to the other people.

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REQUIREMENT CONTRACT

an agreement where one party agrees to buy all of the requirements of a product from the other party.

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REEXAMINATION

a term when a witness is questioned again after being cross examined by an opposing attorney.

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RULES OF PROCEDURE

These are the regulations of a legislative body in conducting its business. They are the rules of order.

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REFINANCE

a term applied to the act of taking notes that are the agreements that have been signed to pay and giving them to a finance company specialising in buying notes at a discounted price.

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RETAINER GENERAL

when a person hires an attorney on the basis of a period of time and not what he does.

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ROBINSON-PATMAN ANTI- DISCRIMINATION ACT

the name of a statute that forbids a price discrimination between those who bought the commodities of similar grade and quality where the effect of discrimination may diminish competition or to create monopolies.

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RECIPROCAL TRUSTS

the name of the trusts that are set up between a husband and a wife for each others benefit.

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REMAINDER VESTED

an estate that goes to a certain person to be enjoyed by them until some time in the future when something occurs.

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RETURN OF INDICTMENT

term that is used for the bringing of an indictment or a charge before a judge in court.

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REFUSAL TO PLEAD

1. Default in a lawsuit by not defending yourself. 2. To keep silent when you have been accused.

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RESIDENT ALIEN

the name that is given to a foreignerwho means to live in the US on a permanent basis.

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