practice. He or she lately died. The name of a writ, which in the English law, lies for a sister co-heiress, dispossessed by her coparcener of lands and tenements, whereof their father, brother, or any common ancestor died seised of an estate in fee simple.
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The act of taking care of children and educating them: the right to the nurture of children generally belongs to the father till the child shall arrive at the age of fourteen years, and not longer. Till then, he is guardian by nurture. Co. Litt. 38 b. But in special cases the mother will be [...]
An oral will that is usually made when a person is facing imminent death. Valid only under limited circumstances and in some states.
pleading. A plea to an action of indebitatus assumpsit, by which the defendant asserts that he is not indebted to the plaintiff.
Usually a term to describe late payment fees, inactivity fees and fees for not carrying a required monthly balance, sometimes a term used by questionable money lenders.
Properly, that which does not .exist; that which is not in the nature of things. In a figurative sense it signifies that which has no more effect than if it did not exist.
A requirement for obtaining a patent. To be novel, an invention must be physically different in some way from all previous inventions.
A tort whereby the tortfeasor unreasonably interferes with the use or enjoyment of another’s land.
Latin term for “no goods” which is what is written by a sheriff when no property is found to seize in order to pay off a court judgment.
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