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Towing and Labor Coverage

Similar to Roadside Assistance Coverage. Auto insurance that covers towing and labor charges in the event that a vehicle cannot be driven, such as during a breakdown or tire change.

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TXIRNOVER ORDER

1. this is a court order asking a bankrupt person turn over his property and assets to the trustee. 2. the court order given to the defendant who has lost his case.

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TRANSIT IN REM JUDICATAM

a Latin expression saying that a judgement has been made and the matter is now closed.

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TRUST SPENDTHRIFT

See spendthrift trust.

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TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER

1. The preliminary or temporary injunction before a final decision. 2. An order by a judge for a person to stop an action. See restraining order.

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TESTAMENTARY GUARDIAN

the name of a guardian in a parent’s will who will look after a child’s inheritance and other matters until the child reaches age.

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TAXPAYER

the term that describes a person who pays tax.

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TRESPASS FOR MESNE PROFITS

a suit that is against a person that has been ejected from property that is not his to recover damages to the property.

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TRUST ACTIVE

a trust where the trustee participates in handling the assets by selling and buying property or securities etc,

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TRUE VERDICT

the verdict where each juror has duly considered the case and come to their own conclusion without any persuasion or outside influences.

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TRIAL PUBLIC

This term applies to an open trial that is carried out with the public present.

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TAX REFUND

the name given to the money that is paid an taxes and is then repaid to the tax payer.

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TENANT IN FEE SIMPLE

a person who possesses land or buildings for his life and for the life of his heirs.

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TRUST FUND DOCTRINE

This term describes the principle that a corporation must pay all of its debts before it can distribute assets to stockholders.

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TITLE IN FEE SIMPLE

the unconditional and complete and total ownership of property.

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TRAVERSE UPON A TRAVERSE

the denial of a party that has grown out of a denial by the opposite party in a suit.

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TRANSACTIONAL IMMUNITY

an extension of the testimonial immunity that can protect a witness from prosecution.

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TURNING STATE

See State’s evidence.

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THIRD PARTY

1. A person not connected to a contract but may be affected by its outcome. 2. A person other than the defendant and the plaintiff that is brought into a case.

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TRANSCRIPTED JUDGMENT

the judgement that is entered into in a different country from where the case was tried and a decision come to.

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