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Ab Irato

(Lat. iratus, an angry man). By one who is angry. A devise or gift made by a man adversely to the interests of his heirs, on account of anger or hatred against them, is said to be made ab irato. A suit to set aside such a will is called an action ab irato. Merlin, Repert. ...

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Ab ovo

Literally from the egg, i.e., from the beginning, i.e., a more richly metamorphic equivalent of ab initio. Whether the metaphoric reference is to the Roman custom of starting dinner with an egg, or amounts to an implied answer to the classic which came first question [...]

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Aba Number

Concept of Aba Number in the context of Real Property A short definition of Aba Number: Originated by the American Bankers Association, it is the number (usually in the upper right hand portion of the check) which identifies the bank upon which the check is drawn.

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Abadengo

In Spanish law. Lands, towns, and villages belonging to an abbot, and under his jurisdiction. All lands belonging to ecclesiastical corporations, and as such exempt from taxation. Escriche, Die. Raz. Lands of this kind were usually held in mortmain, arid hence a law was enacted declaring [...]

Categories: A and Roman Law. Tags: AB and Spanish.



Abalienate

Grammar This term is a verb. Etimology of Abalienate (You may find abalienate at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms). in civil law, "transfer title of ownership to another," 1550s, from Latin abalienatus, past participle of abalienare "to remove, [...]

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Abalienatio

(Lat. alienatio). Themost complete method of transferring lands, used among the Romans. It could take place only between Roman citizens. Calv. Lex. ...

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Abalienation

Grammar This term is a noun. Etimology of Abalienation (You may find abalienation at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms). act of transferring title of ownership, 1650s, from Latin abalienationem (nominative abalienatio), in law, "transfer of property, [...]

Categories: A and Civil Law. Tags: AB and Etimology.



Abamare

Concept of "Abamare" Traditional meaning of abamare in English (with some legal use of this latin concept in England and the United States in the XIX Century) [1]: (in Latin) To detect or disclose a crime. Resources Notes and References Based on A Concise Law Dictionary of Words, Phrases [...]

Categories: A. Tags: AB and Latin.



Abamita

Meaning of Abamita In this law dictionary, the legal term abamita is a kind of the Civil law class. Resources See Also Civil law

Categories: A and Civil Law. Tags: AB.



Abandoned Application

Meaning of Abandoned Application In this law dictionary, the legal term abandoned application is a kind of the Patents, Trademarks class. Resources See Also Abandoned Invention Under Invention; Abandoned Mark Under Trademark Patents Patents Trademarks

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Abandoned, Patents Patents, and Trademarks.



Abandoned Land

Hierarchical Display of Abandoned land Agriculture, Forestry And Fisheries > Cultivation of agricultural land > Land useAgriculture, Forestry And Fisheries > Agricultural structures and production > Policy on agricultural structures > Cessation of farming Meaning of Abandoned land Overview [...]

Categories: A. Tags: AB, Agricultural structures and production, Agriculture, Cultivation of agricultural land, Forestry And Fisheries, Land use, and Policy on agricultural structures.



Abandoned property

Property of any kind as to which a sometime possessor or owner has behaved as described under abandonment. Ordinarily, abandoned property is available to whoever appropriates it, but there are instances in which an abandonment by one person will give another particular person title good against [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Abandoned, Patents, and Trademarks.



Abandoned Spouse

Meaning of Abandoned Spouse in the United States Tax SystemIn the past it means a married taxpayer, living separate and apart from the spouse during the entire year, who did not file a joint return with the spouse; also, none of the earned income of the couple was transferred between the sp...

Categories: A and Tax Law. Tags: AB.



Abandoned well

Meaning of Abandoned Well in the United States Tax SystemSee dry hole.Popular U.S. Tax WordsFederal Income Tax Law Tax Code

Categories: A and Tax Law. Tags: AB.



Abandonee

A party to whom a right or property is abandoned or relinquished by another. Applied to the insurers of vessels and cargoes. Lord Ellenborough, C. J., 5 Maule & S. 82; Abbott, J., Id. 87; Holroyd, J., Id. 89. ...

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Abandonment

Adoption Legal Definition of Abandonment Meaning of Abandonment Desertion of a child by a parent or adult primary caregiver with no provisions for continued childcare nor with any apparent intention to return to resume caregiving.Learn more [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Family Law Dictionary, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Abandonment, Admiralty Law, Adoption Definition, Child Adoption, Contracts, Divorce, Etimology, Infants Property, Legal Process, Marine Insurance, Most Popular, and Police.



Abandonment Defense

Abandonment without cause by a spouse shall be a defense to any liability pursuant to the provisions of subdivisions (1) to (4), inclusive, of subsection (b) of this section for expenses incurred by and for the benefit of such spouse. Nothing in this subsection shall affect the duty of a parent [...]

Categories: A and Family Law. Tags: AB, Connecticut , and US Law.



Abandonment Loss

Meaning of Abandonment Loss in the United States Tax SystemAbandonment Loss may be defined, in an american taxation meaning, as an ordinary loss which was based on the adjusted basis of a business or investment property. An abandonment loss is deductible in the tax year in which it is susta...

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Abandonment Of Action

This is effected by serving before trial a notice of discontinuance under Order XXVI, or by- allowing at trial a verdict or judgment for the defendant to be recorded ...

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Abandonment of child

This ordinarily requires both physical desertion and intention to abandon. The latter may be implied from the mere physical desertion, but usually some additional evidence of intent to effect an abandonment will be required. To the extent that the parent's actual intention to abandon is [...]

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Abandonment of copyright

Under copyright law in effect until 1978, mere publication of a work without obtaining a copyright might effect an abandonment thereof. No evidence of intent to abandon copyright was necessary, but some level of mere inadvertance might prevent a finding of abandonment, especially in connection [...]

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Abandonment Of Easement

That an easement may be lost by abandonment is a principle too well established to admit of argument. The primary elements of abandonment are the intention to abandon and the external act by which the intention is carried into effect. The intention to abandon is considered the first and [...]

Categories: A and Ownership. Tags: AB, Connecticut , and US Law.



Abandonment of Homestead

Ordinarily requires both physical relinquishment of the homestead property, and intention to effect abandonment, with the latter not lightly inferred from the former....

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Abandonment of invention

Similar to abandonment of copyright, but factually a more complex issue because of the intricacy of the patent-law equivalent of the copyright concept of publication....

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Abandonment of lien

Creditor conduct inconsistent with continuance of a lien. It is not always necessary that the creditor intend the dissolution of the lien for it to be found that he has effected an abandonment thereof....

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Abandonment Of Minor Children

Meaning of Abandonment of Minor Children In this law dictionary, the legal term abandonment of minor children is a kind of the Property, Family law class. Resources See Also Nonsupport Property Family law

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Roman Law. Tags: AB, Abandonment, and Property.



Abandonment of patent

A possible but rarely sustained defense to an infringement of patent suit that the holder of an actually issued patent has abandoned it by acts inconsistent with the holding of a patent, e.g., allowing use of the invention by unlicensed third parties, failing to sue others for infringement, [...]

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Abandonment of trademark or tradename

Merely allowing the mark or name to lie fallow will not work an abandonment; enough more must be shown to permit the inference of intent permanently to give up the mark or name....

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Abandonment of use

A concept in the law of zoning: One with the right to put his property to a nonconforming use may lose that right by ending that use....

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Abandonment to insurer

Notification by an insured to an insurer that, because of the extent of damage to the insured property, he will take the insurance proceeds and the insurer can have whatever is left of the insured property. The insured's right so to behave will depend on the terms of the insurance contract [...]

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Abandun, Or Abandum

Anything sequestered, proscribed, or abandoned. Abandon, i. e., in bannum res missa, a thing banned or denounced as forfeited or lost; whence to abandon, desert, or forsake, as lost and gone. Cowell. Pasquier thinks it a coalition of a ban donner, to give up to a prescription, in which [...]

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Abannition

Archaic term for the archaic punishment of banishment....

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Abatable nuisance

A nuisance which can be eliminated. In fact, of course, all nuisances can be eliminated, if one is willing to pay the cost, including the cost of foregoing the profit from the abated activity. Hence the use of the term abatable nuisance often implies that the nuisance at issue could [...]

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Abatamentum

(Lat. abata/re). An entry by interposition. Co. Litt. 277. An abatement. Yelv. 151. ...

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB, Abandonment of Contest, Latin, and Legal History.



Abatement

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Abatement Meaning of Abatement A reduction; decrease; as in abatement of pecuniary legacies; where the funds or assets out of which legacies are payable are not sufficient to pay all the legacies in full, [...]

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Definition, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, Judicial definitions, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AB, Abatement, Accounting, Accouting, chancery practice, Contracts, Etimology, Financial Law, Formato Extenso, Historical , Law Enforcement, Long Read, Most Popular, Nuisance, pleading, Remedies , Revival, and wills.



Abatement of bequest

An example of the meaning of abate, to decrease or lessen. The phrase refers to a process designed to deal with the situation which arises when a testator makes bequests which, added together, exceed the total amount in the estate available for distribution. The normal abatement, in [...]

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Abatement of cause of action

In general, see abate. There is a special use of the term, however, which refers to the total extinguishment of a cause of action which depends upon the life of a particular person when that particular person dies, e.g., (in most jurisdictions) when the plaintiff in an action of defamation dies....

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Abatement of debt

A process similar to that described under abatement of bequest where, however, the insufficient fund is to go to creditors rather than to legatees....

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Abatement of freehold

Awrongful entry by a stranger on lands of a decedent before the heir or devisee has taken possession. 3 Bl. Comm. 167. See, also, Amotion;' Intrusion; Disseisin. ...

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Abatement Of Legacies

The receipt by legatees of none or part only of their legacies owing to insufficiency of assets. General legacies not given in payment of a debt due to the legatee or in consideration of the legatee abandoning any right or interest, abate proportionately between themselves, unless the intention [...]

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Abatement of nuisance

To remove or put an end to it. A public nuisance may be abated by anyone to whom it does a special injury, but only to the extent necessary to prevent such injury. A private nuisance may be abated by anyone aggrieved, but without committing a breach of the peace, and without doing more damage [...]

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Abatement Of Purchase Money

The reduction of the agreed purchase price by way of compensation, when a vendor has misdescribed property and is unable to convey it as described ...

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Abatement of tax

A decrease in an assessed tax, frequently because of error or illegality in the original taxing process. But the decrease may under many common circumstances be 100% of the tax assessed; hence a tax may be abated also in the sense of voided or eliminated....

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Abater

Meaning of Abater Resources See Also Plea In Abatement Under Plea

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Abator

One who abates or destroys a nuisance. One who, having no right of entry, gets possession of the freehold to the prejudice of an heir or devisee, after the time when the ancestor died, and before the heir or devisee enters. Litt. § 397; Perk. § 383; 2 Prest. Abstr. 296, 300. See [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB, Abator, Legal History, and Nuisance.



Abatre

Concept of "Abatre, Abbatre, Abater" Traditional meaning of abatre, abbatre, abater in the French law history (with some legal use in England and the United States in the XIX Century) [1]: (in French) To abate, throw down, or destroy.Abatre maison: to raze a house. Resources Notes and [...]

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Abbacinate

To blind by holding red hot irons before the eyes of the victim. The Latin is abbacinare ( )....

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Abbey

The buildings and other lands (sometimes called abbey lands) of a Roman Catholic monastic order of monks or nuns, for the most part referring to the property of those orders organized under the Benedictine rule. The leader is called an abbot if the inhabitants are monks, an abbess if nuns. [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Intellectual Property. Tags: AB and Ecclesiastical Law.



Abbey Land

Meaning of Abbey Land In this law dictionary, the legal term abbey land is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Mortmain Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB and Legal History.



Abbott V. Wolsey

([1895] 2 Q. B. 97). Acceptance of goods within the meaning of the Sale of Goods Act, 1893, s. 4, is some act recognising the existence of a contract, and is not the game as acceptance in performance of the contract under section 35.The plaintiffs sold to the defendant twenty tons of [...]

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Abbreviate

In Scotch Jaw. An abstract. Ersk. Inst. bk. 2, tit. 12, § 43. ...

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Abbreviate Of Adjudication

In Scotch law. The recorded abstract of an adjudication (q.v.) ABBREViATiO PLACITORUiVl. An abstract of ancient judicial records, prior to the Year Books. See Steph. PL (7th Ed.) 410. ...

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Abbreviatio placitorum

A collection of cases decided in the Superior Courts from the reign of Richard I down to the commencement of the Year Books ...

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Abbreviation

A shortened form of a word obtained by the omission of one or more letters or syllables from the middle or end of the word. The abbreviations in common use in modern times consist of the initial letter or letters, syllable or syllables, of the word. Anciently, also, contracted forms of [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, and Criminal Law. Tags: AB and practice.



Abbreviations

Resources Legal English Vocabulary: Abbreviations in Spanish Online translation of the English legal term abbreviations into Spanish: abreviaturas (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online. Related to the Legal Thesaurus

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Abbroachmen

Meaning of Abbroachmen In this law dictionary, the legal term abbroachmen is a kind of the Legal History class. Resources See Also Legal History

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Labor Law. Tags: AB and Legal History.



Abbrocamentum

Concept of "Abbrocamentum, Abbrochment" Traditional meaning of abbrocamentum, abbrochment in English (with some legal use of this latin concept in England and the United States in the XIX Century) [1]: (in Latin) The forestalling of a market; buying up at wholesale all the goods, to sell at [...]

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