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SERVICE OF A WIFE

a term that applies to the assistance, aid, comfort, companionship and physical relations that a wife usually affords to her husband.

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SERVICE OF PLEADING

a term for the formal delivery, to the plaintiff or his attorney of the answer to the charges.

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SELF-HELP

a term that means to protect your own property or person an not resort to legal actions to do so.

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SATISFY

This means to fulfil a request, pay off a debt or to discharge an obligation. See satisfaction.

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STATUTE VALIDATING

a law that is enacted to correct any past errors and omissions amend makes valid what was once not.

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SPECIAL EXECUTOR

the name that is given to an executor with limited powers to administrate an estate or only part of an estate.

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SUBSTITUTION OF ATTORNEY

term that describes one attorney being changed for another attorney during the trying of a case.

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STRICTLY CONSTRUED

This means that a court must make a decision based on the language used in writing a statute and must make no interpretation of a law.

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SECRET HEARING

the term that is used for the closed hearing or closed trial that is not open to the general public.

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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT

a federal law that provides for establishing universal state and federal insurance benefits, unemployed insurance and other benefits for its citizens.

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STATUTE TEMPORARY

the term that is given to a law that will remain in force for a limited period of time.

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SURROGATE PARENT

the term applied to a parent who is not a natural parent of the child but assumes the role of.

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SALE ON CREDIT

a sale where the property is transferred to a new owner but payment will be made at a later date.

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SELF-SERVING STATEMENT

a term for a statement that is made to serve your own purpose.

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SEISIN IN DEED

a term that means the actual possession of land and is the same as seisin in fact and an actual seisin.

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SUBSEQUENT

this is an event that has taken place after another event.

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SEXUAL INTERCOURSE

a contact between a male and a female’s organs.

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SOUND HEALTH

a term that is used for the robust physical condition.

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SADISM

a term applied to a person who seeks pleasure or sexual gratification by hurting someone mentally or by inflicting pain.

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SERVICE BY MAIL

This means to serve a summons by way of mailing it to the person’s address that si done when it is impossible to deliver it directly.

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