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Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

A combination of letters and numbers that identifies the vehicle’s make, model, and year. Usually found on the dashboard, vehicle registration, or title.

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VENUE FACTS

1. The facts that take a way a defendant’s right to be sued where he lives. 2. The facts that will be established at a hearing.

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VOLUNTARY ABANDONMENT

the term given to the act of leaving a person with no good reason to and without their consent to leave.

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VIEW OF PREMISES

a situation where the jury members leave court to see where an accident or crim occurred.

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VERDICT EXCESSIVE

a verdict that not in proportion to the matter in hand and violates the court’s conscious.

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VITAL STATISTICS

the information that is kept on births, deaths. Marriages, divorces, longevity etc that is kept by public authorities for determining public utilities etc.

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VALUE CASH

the worth of an item in money, its value, saleable value, fair value. See value, fair; fair and reasonable market value.

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VOLUNTARY PAYMENT

1. To willingly pay a debt. 2. Paying an illegal demand such as a bribe when it is asked for.

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VEHICULAR HOMICIDE

the term used to describe killing a person by using a vehicle.

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VALUE RECEIVED

A term often used in a promissory note meaning that there has been a lawful consideration given for the note.

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VERDICT SEALED

a verdict that is sealed inside an envelope that will be delivered when the court is in session next.

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VIOLATION OF PRIVACY

the interference of a person’s right to privacy by various means such as showing photos in public.

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VERACITY

a term used to describe the truthfulness or the honesty of a person.

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VETERANS

the name of a federal government agency that administers government benefits to veterans of the US armed forces and their dependents.

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VIS-A-VIS

a French term for face to face or in relation to.

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VERDICT QUOTIENT

a verdict with an award of money to a plaintiff arrived at by adding all of the juror’s awards and dividing by the number of jurors.

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VERDICT SUBJECT TO OPINION OF COURT

verdict that is subject and is dependent on a court’s decision of various points of law.

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VERIFIED NAMES

These are the list of names that have been authenticated by an officer of the court.

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VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATION

the name given to a group of people who get together voluntarily to form an organisation to carry out public good.

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VICE CONSUL

the name that is given to a consulate of a government who assumes the duties of a consul.

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