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  1. laches

    laches

    A bar to a legal claim if there was a delay in asserting the claim that will prejudice the adverse party. For example, if Jeff knows of the property... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-29-2011 04:25 PM Go to entry
     
  2. larrison rule

    larrison rule

    In criminal law, this is the doctrine that states that a defendant may be entitled to a new trial if (1) new evidence is discovered that would tend... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-23-2011 04:01 AM Go to entry
     
  3. law

    law

    Broadly, the law is the collection of all legislation, judicial precedents, and accepted legal principles. Narrowly, the law is the rules that order... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-14-2011 06:57 PM Go to entry
     
  4. lease

    lease

    An agreement between a property owner and another person that establishes the use of the premises for a certain period of time and for a certain... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 12-01-2011 05:57 PM Go to entry
     
  5. legal residence

    legal residence

    The residence of a corporation or person for legal purposes.
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    Legal Help 11-14-2011 02:21 AM Go to entry
     
  6. letter of credit

    letter of credit

    In commercial law, a letter of credit refers to an instrument which is usually issued by a bank or other financial institution at a customer's... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-23-2011 04:03 AM Go to entry
     
  7. libel

    libel

    Libel is written defamation. The statement must be defamatory and must actually harm the individualís reputation. The statement must be more than... [Read more]
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  8. licensee

    licensee

    A person who has permission to be on the premises for a particular purpose. For example, if someone orders internet, the company has a license to be... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 12-01-2011 05:57 PM Go to entry
     
  9. lien

    lien

    A claim against a personís property or funds for the payment of a debt.
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    Legal Help 12-01-2011 05:55 PM Go to entry
     
  10. Lien stripping

    Lien stripping

    Lien stripping is similar to a cram down. It occurs when the debt exceeds the value of the property. Under lien stripping, the lien is stripped... [Read more]
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