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  • What is bank levy?

    A bank levy refers to the action of freezing one's bank account as a result of a request by creditors when the account holder owes money to them. The freeze of the account allows the creditors to dema...

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  • What is bankruptcy (insolvency)?

    Bankruptcy (insolvency) is a state of not being able to pay off debts. This state is often officially imposed by courts. Variouslaws govern how to proceed through bankruptcy. In the U.S., the United S...

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  • What is battery?

    Battery is a criminal offence of willfully and illegally using of using force or violence that causes harm to another person. It often involves an illegal physical contact....

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  • What is bench (court)?

    Bench often refers to the judge that resides in a court....

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  • What is bench trial?

    Bench trial is trial without a jury where the judge is the one that makes a decision on the case....

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  • What is bench warrant?

    Bench warrant is a warrant issued by a judge. It is often used to execute an immediate arrest of a person....

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  • What is bona fide?

    Bona fide in latin means "in good faith". It is often used in legal cases to describe actions of parties. For example, John acted in a bona fide manner when he negotiated a contract with Jim....

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  • What is bond?

    Bond refers to a document that obliges the person holding it to pay another....

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  • What is burden of proof?

    It refers to the responsibility that one person has when he/she claims certain facts. Those facts need to be proven by the person alleging them. If that person does not provide enough evidence, his/he...

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  • What is C.A.S.A.?

    C.A.S.A. is an accronym for Court Appointed Special Advocates. It is a network of volunteers which are appointed by judges to advocate for neglected children to ensure that they can safely navigate th...

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  • What is capital case?

    It refers to a case where the accused faces a potential punishment of death by execution....

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  • What is a case (legal)?

    A case often refers to a lawsuit or a complaint filed by a person in a court....

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  • What is caseflow management?

    Caseflow management refers to a set of processes that manage how court resources are used to hear and decide cases....

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  • What is case law?

    Case law refers generally to court decisions made and recorded by judges....

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  • What is case load?

    Case load refers to the amount of work that a judge handles at any point in time....

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