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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

Rated Driver

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

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.

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.

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.

REVOKE IN PART

a phrase that denotes that some parts of a document are valid and in existence that is different to one revoked in entirety.

RULE OF PROPERTY

a rule or a regulation that governs the ownership or the transfer of property that is often based past procedures in similar matters.

RESTRICTIVE COVENANT

a written agreement that limits the use of property for specific purposes and regulates the structures that may be built on it.

REFRESHING MEMORY

the attempt of an attorney to try to get a witness to remember the facts or things he has forgotten.

REDIRECT EXAMINATION

This si when the party who brought the witness to court questions them after a cross examination.

RIGHT OF APPEAL

the right to appeal to a higher court for a review of a lower court’s judgement.

REBUT AN EQUITY

a term that means to deny and to defeat a claim that seems to be just by producing evidence that the claim is in fact unjustified.

RELEASE AND SATISFACTION

This is the settling of a case where the plaintiff signs a statement that releases the defendant from further liability.

RIGHT OF DOMAIN

a term that is used for a person’s right to the ownership and the possession of land.

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