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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RESIDENTIAL RESTRICTION

a local regulation that defines the type of buildings that can be built on particular areas or neighbourhoods.

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RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY TREATMENT CENTER

See halfway house.

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RIGHT OF APPROACH

a right given to a nation at war being able to stop and search a ship of another country and are spelled out by conventions of war.

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REPLEVIN WRIT OF

this is a court order that authorises an officer to be able to seize and hold property that is involved in a replevin suit.

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REMEDY OVER

This the person who is responsible for damage or an act but who can blame someone else for it.

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RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS

the right of the 2nd amendment to allow people to bear arms.

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REGULAR PROCESS

the name that is given to a writ or a court order that is issued to conform to established law.

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REQUEST FOR DISMISSAL

a term for asking the court to terminate or dismiss a case. usually asked for by the attorney for the defendant.

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RECIPROCAL DEMANDS

the name that si given to the legal obligations between the 2 parties in a law suit.

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REMAINDERMAN

the term that describes the person who is holding the interest in an estate in the future.

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REVISION OF STATUTE

an examination and the review of an existing law with the possibility of restating the law to improve it.

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RIGHT OF VISITATION

the right of a parent to visit a child who is in the custody of the separated or divorced spouse or a guardian.

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RECTIFY

this is a term that means to correct or to amend an incorrect statement or to explain something in a better way.

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RULE TO SHOW CAUSE

a rule that orders a party to show why he has not carried out certain acts or why they should not be carried out.

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RULE OF AVOIDABLE CONSEQUENCES

See mitigation of damages.

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RIGHT OF PRIVACY

the right of a person to go his own way and live his own life that is free from interferences and annoyances. See invasion of privacy.

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RULE TO PLEAD

court ruling that orders a defendant to enter a defence and if he fails to do so within a set period of time the judgement will be in favour of the plaintiff.

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