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Category: T

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.

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.

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.

TAXPAYER

the term that describes a person who pays tax.

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.

TRUST ACTIVE

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

TRUE VERDICT

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

TRIAL PUBLIC

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

TAX REFUND

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

TRUST FUND DOCTRINE

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

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.

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.

TRANSCRIPTED JUDGMENT

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

TRANSVESTITE

the term given to the person who wears the clothes and poses as a person of the opposite sex.