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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RELEASE DEED OF

1. Getting the full title to property by paying outstanding debts. 2. A deed that relieves a person of his outstanding debts and obligations.

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REQUEST FOR NEW TRIAL

asking for a new trial due to the dissatisfaction of the judgement of the initial trial or a belief that there were errors made.

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RENDERING A DECISION

a term that describes the giving of a judgement by a court.

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REDELIVERY BOND

the name that is given to a bond that issued on the seizure of merchandise that is subject to conditions for is restoration to a defendant.

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REAL ESTATE SYNDICATE

a joint enterprise by people who pool their money in order to buy and or sell real estate.

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REGISTER OF WILLS

term that describes the person who is the probate court clerk who records all of the wills.

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RIPENESS DOCTRINE

a supreme court doctrine dictating that a case shouldn’t be decided before the necessity has arisen for it to be decided.

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RECIPROCAL NEGATIVE EASEMENT

the term given to an easement that originates from a restriction limiting the use of a property for residential purposes.

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RESERVE FUNDS

These are funds that must be available to banks, credit unions, insurance companies, pension funds and other financial institutions in order to meet any future unexpected conditions.

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RESETTLEMENT

to re-open a court decree to insert a provision that has been accidentally omitted at the time of settlement.

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RATE FIXING

the authority of a state to set the rates that a company or a public utility can charge its customers.

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RECORD OWNER

the name that is given to the person who owns stocks and bonds or real estate as shown in a public record.

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RELINQUISH

term that means to give-up or to abandon.

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RECKLESS NEGLIGENCE

the term meaning the wanton negligence and showing the lack of any concern for the injury to others.

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RATIONAL INTERPRETATION

a term for the clarification of the language in a written document to give a better meaning.

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REASONABLE PROBABILITY

the name that is given to the evidence that will tend to support a contention.

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REAPPORTIONMENT

a term used when new district boundaries are created for a better representation of the areas population.

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