The Law Dictionary

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Category: V

VAGRANCY

the status given to a person who travels from place to place, does not work and loiters around with no means of support.

VIOLENT PRESUMPTION

the proof of a fact that is based on the proof of the circumstances surrounding it.

VENDETTA

the term that describes the private feud that is often associated with violence and a desire to revenge a wrong.

VERDICT NOT GUILTY

the verdict that declares a defendant not guilty of the crime he was charged with. See not guilty.

VERBAL CONTRACT

a contract that is spoken and is not written down. See oral contract; verbal agreement.

VALUE TRUE

the value of a property if the owner wanted to sell it to a buyer willing to buy it.

VOICE EXEMPLAR

This means to record a person’s voice for the purpose of identification.

VERDICT GUILTY

the verdict that declares a defendant guilty of the crime he was charged with.

VIOLENT DEATH

the name used to describe a death that is not natural or a death this caused by an accident or the actions of another person.

VALUE CLEAR

the value of an estate after all of the claims have been paid.

VOLUNTARY PETITION

a term that applies to the request by a debtor for him to be declared bankrupt.

VENUE CHANGE OF

this is a term given to the changing of a venue where a trial will be held because the new location is better for a fair trial.

VALUE FAIR

the value that a seller will sell an item for a and a value the buyer is willing to pay.

VIOLATION OF COPYRIGHT

an act to infringe on a copyright where you have no permission to do so. See infringement of copyright.

VALUE RULE

a rule in building contracts where an owner is entitled to the difference in value between what is built and what should have been built.

VERDICT FALSE

applied to a verdict that isn’t in line with the principles of justice.