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.
a rule in some states where the death penalty is used that at least 2 or more witnesses need to testify to a persons guilt.
an attempt to corrupt and intimidate a jury to make it decide the way you want it to.
See tenancy in common.
a claim for property that is made by a third person who is not a party to a dispute that is in court relating to the property.
a term that is applied to a lease that is renewable indefinitely provided the rent is paid.
a term for a postponement for a limited time.
the term that is applied to a title that is free from any objections or limitations.
a trust that will benefit an educational institution or whose money or property will go towards establishing one.
the answer that a defendant files during a trial for an additional plea that has come out of the case.
evidence that is based on what a dead person has said many years before.
This term applies when the ownership of property is in doubt and the purchaser may find himself questioned in court.
the term applied to the part of a court’s work that is concerned with jury trials.
a right that is vested in one or more people to vote on behalf of shareholders to elect officers to control the activities of a corporation.
used to describe a title that has a defect on its face and the title itself may not have a defect.
This means to direct a verdict where the court grants the motion to sustain the judgement.
See testimonial clause.
a clear and definite trust that differs from an implied or a constructive trust.
This term describes the legacy to a trustee that is to held for certain beneficiaries.
the presumed ownership of property that is based on the occupancy of the property rather than the legal right to the title.
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