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LEGAL ENGLISH WORDS DICTIONARY

LEGAL ENGLISH WORDS DICTIONARY

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LEGAL ENGLISH WORDS DICTIONARY

LEGAL ENGLISH WORDS DICTIONARY

LEGAL ENGLISH WORDS DICTIONARY | Usefulness of learning legal English words make you understand what is going on in court or legal pursuit cases.In return,you get total clarity in your mind for case or other legal action.Below common legal words used in English with their explanations are given :

statute | Legal English Words Dictionary
a written law that is formally created by a government
sue | Legal English Words Dictionary
to use a legal process by which you try to get a court of law to force a person, company, or organization that has treated you unfairly or hurt you in some way to give you something or to do something : to bring a lawsuit against someone or something
tenant | Legal English Words Dictionary
a person, business, group, etc., that pays to use another person’s property : someone who rents or leases a house, apartment, etc., from a landlord
testify | Legal English Words Dictionary
to talk and answer questions about something especially in a court of law while formally promising that what you are saying is true
testimony | Legal English Words Dictionary
something that someone says especially in a court of law while formally promising to tell the truth
trial | Legal English Words Dictionary
a formal meeting in a court in which evidence about crimes, disagreements, etc., is presented to a judge and often a jury so that decisions can be made according to the law
verdict | Legal English Words Dictionary
the decision made by a jury in a trial
will | Legal English Words Dictionary
used to say that something is expected to happen in the future
witness (noun) | Legal English Words Dictionary
a person who sees something happen
witness stand | Legal English Words Dictionary
the place in a court of law where a witness answers questions and promises to tell the truth : the place where a witness testifies in court
brief | Legal English Words Dictionary
lasting only a short period of time
arrest | Legal English Words Dictionary
to use the power of the law to take and keep (someone, such as a criminal)
accuse | Legal English Words Dictionary
to blame (someone) for something wrong or illegal : to say that someone is guilty of a fault or crime
acquit | Legal English Words Dictionary
to decide that someone is not guilty of a crime
adjourn | Legal English Words Dictionary
to end something (such as a meeting or session) for a period of time
adoption | Legal English Words Dictionary
the act or process of adopting someone or something: such as
a : the act or process of adopting a child
alibi | Legal English Words Dictionary
a claim that you cannot be guilty of a crime because you were somewhere else when the crime was committed
alimony | Legal English Words Dictionary
money that a court orders someone to pay regularly to a former wife or husband after a divorce | Legal English Words Dictionary
appeal | Legal English Words Dictionary
quality that causes people to like someone or something
appeal | Legal English Words Dictionary
a quality that causes people to like someone or something
arrest | Legal English Words Dictionary
to use the power of the law to take and keep (someone, such as a criminal)
bankrupt (adjective)
unable to pay debts
bankrupt (verb)
unable to pay debts
bribe (noun)
something valuable (such as money) that is given in order to get someone to do something
bribe (verb)
something valuable (such as money) that is given in order to get someone to do something
case
a situation or occurrence that is an instance or example of something
common-law
used to describe a relationship between a man and a woman that is considered to be a marriage because the man and woman have lived together for a long period of time
contract
a legal agreement between people, companies, etc.
copyright (noun)
the legal right to be the only one to reproduce, publish, and sell a book, musical recording, etc., for a certain period of time
copyright (verb)
to get a copyright for a book, musical recording, etc., for a certain period of time
court
a formal legal meeting in which evidence about crimes, disagreements, etc., is presented to a judge and often a jury so that decisions can be made according to the law
criminal (adjective)
involving illegal activity : relating to crime
custody
the legal right to take care of a child (such as a child whose parents are divorced)
damages (plural)
physical harm that is done to something or to someone’s body
death sentence
the decision by a court of law that the punishment for someone’s crime will be death
defend
to fight in order to keep (someone or something) safe : to not allow a person or thing to hurt, damage, or destroy (someone or something)
defendant
One who defends himself in court or a person who is being sued or accused of a crime in a court of law
defense
Take care of yourself and protect against enemy or illegal action or the act of defending someone or something from attack
district attorney
a lawyer who is responsible for starting legal cases against people accused of crimes in a particular U.S. state, county, etc.
divorce (noun)
the ending of a marriage by a legal process
divorce (verb)
the ending of a marriage by a legal process
evidence
something which shows that something else exists or is true
felon
a criminal who has committed a serious crime
felony
a serious crime
fraud
the crime of using dishonest methods to take something valuable from another person
guardian
someone or something that watches or protects something — often
guilty
responsible for committing a crime or doing something bad or wrong
illegal
not allowed by the law : not legal
indictment
an official written statement charging a person with a crime
inmate
a person who is kept in a prison or mental hospital
intellectual property
something (such as an idea, invention, or process) that comes from a person’s mind
judge
to form an opinion about (something or someone) after careful thought
jurisdiction
the power or right to make judgments about the law, to arrest and punish criminals, etc.
juror
a member of a jury
jury
a group of people who are members of the public and are chosen to make a decision in a legal case
justice
the process or result of using laws to fairly judge and punish crimes and criminals
landlord
a person who owns a house, apartment, etc., and rents it to other people
lawyer
a person whose job is to guide and assist people in matters relating to the law
legal
of or relating to the law
life sentence
the punishment of being sent to prison for the rest of your life
litigate
to make (something) the subject of a lawsuit : to cause (a case, an issue, etc.) to be decided and settled in a court of law
mediation
to work with opposing sides in an argument or dispute in order to get an agreement
negligent
failing to take proper or normal care of something or someone
negligence
failure to take the care that a responsible person usually takes : lack of normal care or attention
notary public
a person who has the authority to act as an official witness when legal documents are signed
oath
a formal and serious promise to tell the truth or to do something
plea
a serious and emotional request for something
plea bargaining
a process in which a person who is accused of a crime is allowed to say that he or she is guilty of a less serious crime in order to be given a less severe punishment
power of attorney
the right to act and make decisions for another person in business and legal matters
prison
a building where people are kept as punishment for a crime or while they are waiting to go to court
prisoner
a person who is kept in a prison
probation
a situation or period of time in which a person who is starting a new job is tested and watched to see if that person is able to do the job properly
probation officer
a person who is in charge of watching, working with, and helping people who have been placed on probation
property
something that is owned by a person, business, etc.
prosecute
to hold a trial against a person who is accused of a crime to see if that person is guilty
prosecutor
a lawyer who represents the side in a court case that accuses a person of a crime and who tries to prove that the person is guilty
restraining order
a legal order saying that someone is not allowed to go near a particular person

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