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TRUST DIRECTORY

a trust that isn’t complete but is outlined in its general purpose and intent.

TAX LAWYER

the name given to an attorney who specialises in the legal maters that concern taxes.

TAX DEDUCTIONS

a term that is used to describe the expenses that are deductible from a person’s income taxes.

TAKING A PLEA

This term applies to pleading guilty to a lesser plea than the one charged.

TENDER OF ISSUE

the term given to the final phase of a defendant’s plea where he offers to submit the controversy to the court and the jury for a decision.

TRUST CHARITABLE

the term given to a trust that benefits the public, is a non-profit organisation.

TO

the term used to take title or to gain and to hold possession of property legally.

TRIAL COURT

the court that will determine the facts and the laws in a certain case.

TREATISE

the term that is given to a major and a comprehensive book that is a on a particular subject.

TOMBSTONE AD

the term that applies to the public announcement of purchase or the sale of securities in a corporation.

TRUST SHIFTING

a trust set up to function for the benefit of additional or alternate beneficiaries under certain conditions.

THEORY OF CASE

These are the facts that a law suit will be founded on and forms the basis of a right to sue.

TAX FERRETS

a name given to a public employer who looks for properties that haven’t been assessed for taxes and puts them on a list to be assessed.

TRUST EXPRESS ACTIVE

a trust where the trustee is governed by provisions in the will that created the trust and gives the income to the beneficiaries.

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