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  1. wage and hour law

    wage and hour law

    Wage and hour law focuses on the minimum standards for wages and working conditions as required by law. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 10-13-2011 12:50 AM Go to entry
     
  2. ward

    ward

    The general term used to describe a minor who is under the care or protection of a guardian, rather than the care of their parents because the... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 10-28-2011 06:37 PM Go to entry
     
  3. whistleblower

    whistleblower

    An employee or former employee who reports illicit conduct to a proper authority (employer, law enforcement, government agency, etc.) in an effort to... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-30-2011 08:28 PM Go to entry
     
  4. white collar crime

    white collar crime

    There are many definitions for what constitutes a white collar crime. A summary of those definitions would be, a non-violent crime committed by for... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 10-13-2011 03:00 AM Go to entry
     
  5. widow

    widow

    A woman whose spouse has died.
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    Legal Help 11-29-2011 04:06 PM Go to entry
     
  6. widower

    widower

    A man whose spouse has died.
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    Legal Help 11-29-2011 04:06 PM Go to entry
     
  7. wild deed

    wild deed

    A wild deed refers to a recorded deed that for some reason is outside the chain of title. This is usually because a previous deed within the chain... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-21-2011 07:31 PM Go to entry
     
  8. will

    will

    A legal document where the testator (the person who constructed the will) names one or more persons to manage his or her estate and provides for the... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 10-13-2011 05:40 PM Go to entry
     
  9. wire fraud

    wire fraud

    Any act of fraud that is accomplished using electronic communications. For example, if Bill makes false representations to Jill on the telephone in... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-22-2011 06:46 PM Go to entry
     
  10. witness

    witness

    A person with firsthand knowledge of events or circumstances relating to a case. This person is able to testify at trial about a particular situation.
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    Legal Help 11-29-2011 04:05 PM Go to entry
     

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