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  1. partner

    partner

    In a personal relationship context, a partner is one of two people who are married or who live together. Partner, however, can also refer to one of... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 12-05-2011 07:08 PM Go to entry
     
  2. partnership

    partnership

    A partnership is an association formed by a simple expression of will to associate as co-owners of a business for profit. There are 3 types of... [Read more]
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  3. party

    party

    A participant in a lawsuit. The person who initiates the claim is a party as well as the person defending the claim. A party can also refer to... [Read more]
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  4. pass-through taxation

    pass-through taxation

    This type of taxation occurs when the owners of an entity are taxed on the income of the entity, but the entity itself is not taxed. This method is... [Read more]
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  5. patent infringement

    patent infringement

    The making, offering to sell, using, selling, or importing of any patented invention without the authorization of the patent owner. 35 USCA 271(a).
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  6. per capita

    per capita

    Per capita usually refers to situations where things are divided equally. When something is divided on a per capita basis, whatever is divided is... [Read more]
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  7. permanent ward

    permanent ward

    The term used to describe a minor who is permanently under the care or protection of a guardian, rather than the care of their parents because the... [Read more]
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  8. personal justice

    personal justice

    This type of justice is not concerned with any large principle that might be involved within a dispute, but is only concerned with the justice as... [Read more]
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  9. petit jury

    petit jury

    The actual jury who is selected to be the fact finders of the case at trial. The petit jury consists of 6 to 12 jurors.
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  10. petty offense

    petty offense

    An offense which is punishable by a fine/or no more than 6 months in prison.
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