Legal Term Definitions Categorized § 1:

    All below definitions are from Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. unless otherwise specified.  

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Legal Terms by Category:

Adverse Possession and related legal term definitions for many various types of ‘possession’

Due Process of Law and related terms

  • Process
  • Procedure
  • Proceeding
  • Economic Substantive Due Process
  • Procedural Due Process
  • Substantive Due Process
  • Due Process Clause
  • Due-Process Rights

Jurisdiction & related terms:

  • Personal Jurisdiction
  • Subject-Matter Definition

Plaintiff and related terms:

  • Complainant
  • Defendant
  • Third Party Defendant
  • Tribunal
  • Litigant
  • Appellant
  • Appellee
  • Respondant
  • Petitioner

Pleadings and related terms:

  • Complaint
  • Petition
  • Answer
  • Replication
  • Joinder
  • Joinder in Demurrer
  • Demurrer
  • Traverse
  • Plea in Bar
  • Similiter
  • Rejoinder
  • Surrejoinder
  • Rebutter
  • Surrebutter
  • Estoppel

Trust & related terms:

  • Fiduciary Relationship
  • Fiduciary
  • Guardian
  • Ward
  • Beneficiary
  • Trustee

Injury & related terms:

  • Personal Injury
  • Bodily Injury
  • Unjustifiable
  • Wrongful Eviction Action
  • Unlawful Detainer
  • False Arrest
  • Unlawful Arrest

Color of Law & related terms:

  • Color
  • Color of Title

Statute of Limitations and related terms:

  • Discovery Rule
  • Limitation
  • Laches
  • Statute of Repose

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