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  1. capital-gain dividend

    capital-gain dividend

    This type of dividend is paid to a mutual-fund shareholder and represents a proportional share of the net capital gains earned by securities sales... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 01-02-2012 08:15 PM Go to entry
     
  2. cash dividend

    cash dividend

    A dividend paid in cash rather that stock or property.
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    Legal Help 01-02-2012 07:27 PM Go to entry
     
  3. causa mortis

    causa mortis

    A gift given with the anticipation of near death. If the person giving the gift does not die, he/she will be able to regain possession of the gift.
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  4. challenge for cause

    challenge for cause

    A challenge used during voir dire to request dismissal of a prospective juror if there is reason to believe the person cannot be fair and unbiased.
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    Legal Help 12-01-2011 05:36 PM Go to entry
     
  5. chapter 11 bankruptcy

    chapter 11 bankruptcy

    Chapter 11 bankruptcy is entitled “Reorganization.” Instead of liquidation, chapter 11 bankruptcy focus on rehabilitating the debtor through... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 10-13-2011 02:50 AM Go to entry
     
  6. chapter 12 bankruptcy

    chapter 12 bankruptcy

    Chapter 12 under the Bankruptcy Code is entitled, “Adjustment of Debts of a Family Farmer or Fisherman with Regular Annual Income,” and was created... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 10-13-2011 02:49 AM Go to entry
     
  7. chapter 13 bankruptcy

    chapter 13 bankruptcy

    Chapter 13 bankruptcy is entitled “Adjustment of Debts of an individual with Regular Income” in the Bankruptcy Code and it provides individual... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 10-13-2011 02:50 AM Go to entry
     
  8. chapter 7 bankruptcy

    chapter 7 bankruptcy

    Chapter 7 bankruptcy represents a fresh start for the individual debtor through discharge of debts through liquidation and fair distribution of the... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 10-13-2011 02:51 AM Go to entry
     
  9. character evidence

    character evidence

    Any evidence that contains information regarding a person's personality, propensities, praiseworthiness, blameworthiness, and moral standing.
    reputation evidence
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  10. charitable trust

    charitable trust

    A Charitable Trust is a type of trust that a settlor can create. With a Charitable Trust, the trust is not created for the benefit of some private... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-21-2011 05:53 PM Go to entry
     

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