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Category: T

TRANSEXUAL

a person who chnages his sex with an operation.

TURPITUDE MORAL

This phrase is used to describe the violation of decent, moral and honest behaviour and an act of depravity or vileness.

TITLE OF DECLARATION

the preliminary clause that states the name of the court and the date when a matter will be heard and tried.

THIRD PERSON

the term that si given to a bystander, a disinterested party and one not involved in a law suit.

TACIT LAW

the term that is given to a law that is accepted by the consent of the people rather than a government body.

TENANT FOR LIFE

the name that is given to a tenant who holds a building or land for life as long as he honours the lease provisions.

TRUST SPECIAL

a trust where the trustee is obligated to carry out certain actions of the trust creator.

TORT PERSONAL

This describes a personal wrong to a person such as an assault or the wrong resulting in damage to the person’s feelings.

TWO-PARTY CONSENT

when all parties will consent to a wiretap that is needed in some states for it be lawful.

TIMELY NOTICE

the time that is given for a person to make alternate provisions for something.

TESTIMONY EXPERT

the testimony of a person whose knowledge in a certain field makes him an expert in that field.

TEARING OF WILL

a term used to revoke a will by tearing up the paper it has been written on.

TEMPORARY INJUNCTION

The name for a preliminary restraining order stopping a person from carrying out an action until the court has made a decision.

TENDER OF PERFORMANCE

an offer by a person who has bound himself to fulfill a contract to carry out his obligations.

TRUST PUBLIC

This term applies to a charitable trust that is the opposite of a private trust.