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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 PRIVATE

a the law that concerns a person or a group of people. See statute, personal.

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STATUTORY EXPOSITION

the term given to the explanation in a statute of confusing or an ambiguous provision in an earlier statute.

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SOLEMNITY OF CONTRACT

the concept that says that 2 or more people are free to make an agreement that they wish and it will be respected and enforced.

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SUBSTITUTION BY WILL

1. A codicil in a will that replaces an old beneficiary with a new one. 2. To gift over by giving a gift of a bequest to another person as the original bequest does not take place.

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SURETY COMPANY

the name that is given to a company whose business it to assume the responsibility and payment guarantee for the obligations of another person or company.

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

the name that is given to a federal agency that regulates and supervises the securities industry.

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STATUTE ENABLING

a law that gives the right to people and corporations to do a thing that they were not previously allowed to do.

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SCINTILLA OF EVIDENCE

the term that is applied to a particle of evidence that may be insignificant.

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SALE FRAUDULENT

the term that describes a sale that is made to avoid legal obligations to a person’s creditors.

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STATUTE EXPOSITORY

a statute that contains the words that set forth the true intent and meaning.

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SUPPLEMENTAL BILL

extra material that is presented at an equity trial that supports a cause of action or defence or will correct a defect in an original cause of action or defence. See equity.

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SKILLED WITNESS

another name for an expert witness.

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SETOFF A

a counterclaim by the defendant against the plaintiff. The setoff may not have anything to do with a plaintiff’s original claim.

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STATE SECRET

This si the name that is given to information that concerns the matters of government that can’t be and shouldn’t be revealed even by witnesses in court.

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SPECIFIC INTENT

the term that is applied to the conscious intention and premeditation in carrying out an act.

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SITTINGS AFTER TERM

These are the court sessions that happen when the term of a court is over but matters need to be disposed of.

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SENIOR COUNSEL

the name that is given to the attorney who is in charge of a law suit when there are 2 or more attorneys that represent the same client.

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