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SR-22

A court document required in cases involving certain traffic violations that demonstrates the financial responsibility of the convicted person.

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Second Named Insured

The second person named on an auto insurance policy and who has the same coverage as the Named Insured.

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Salvage Titles

A type of vehicle title branding which states that a vehicle has been damaged and/or declared a total loss by an insurance company that paid a claim on it. Requirements for salvage titles vary widely from state to state.

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STATUTE PERPETUAL

the law that stays in effect permanently and with no limit to when it will no longer be in effect.

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SHERIFF DEPUTY

the person who is appointed by the sheriff to help him in his work or to aid him in a certain task.

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SALE JUDICIAL

the term that is given to a sale that has been ordered by a court. See sale, forced.

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SURVIVAL STATUTE

the statute that preserves a dead person’s estate with a cause for pain and suffering.

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SETTLEMENT OUT OF COURT

an agreement of opposing parties to settle a matter outside of a court before the controversy has reached court.

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SUMMARY CONTEMPT PROCEEDING

the name of the immediate hearing to see if contempt of court has been committed.

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SALE OR EXCHANGE A

a disposition of property on a value for value basis that is different from a disposition by a gift or a contribution.

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SHORE LANDS

the term used for the land that is between the low and the high watermarks, land bordering lakes, rivers, seas, etc.

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SEPARATE PROPERTY

the term applied to property that is owned and controlled by a married person where a spouse has no rights concerning it.

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SLANDEROUS PER SE

a Latin term for slanderous in itself. slander a person makes about another about being a criminal or immoral.

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SUMMARY JURISDICTION

the court’s authority to give a judgement straight away and without a trial.

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SLOWDOWN

where employees will intentionally slow down working instead of calling a strike.

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SWEARING-IN

This means to take an oath when you are elected to public office.

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SEARCH A TITLE

a term where a title is investigated to make sure it belongs to the alleged owner.

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STATUTE PUNITIVE

the name that is given to a law that will impose a penalty when it is broken.

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SHARE AND SHARE ALIKE

a term that applies to the equal share or the equal proportions.

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SERVICE OF NOTICE

the term used for the giving of information to a person who is entitled to receive it. It needs to be carried out according to law.

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