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Law Dictionary Crossword

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Across
n. an expenditure which an income tax payer may subtract from gross (total) income to determine taxable income.
n. a violation of a law in which there is injury to the public or a member of the public and a term in jail or prison, and/or a fine as possible penalties.
n. commonly called "drunk driving."
n. a lawsuit filed by one or more people on behalf of themselves and a larger group of people "who are similarly situated."
n. the requirement that an attorney may not reveal communications, conversations and letters between himself/ herself and his/her client, under the theory that a person should be able to speak freely and honestly with his/her attorney without fear of future revelation. ______________Priviledge
n. a lawsuit brought to remove a party who is occupying real property.
n. a provision in a contract which allows one of the parties to be relieved from (get out of) any obligation if a certain event occurs. ___________ clause
n. state or local laws which prohibit certain activities, particularly entertainment, sports or drinking on Sunday, to honor the Christian Sabbath. ______ Laws
n. the actual handing to another of an object, money or document (such as a deed) to complete a transaction.
n. a person whose official driving record (accidents and tickets) is so poor that he/she cannot purchase commercial auto insurance, and must be assigned to a state operated or designated insurance program at high rates. Assigned___________
n. the combination of more than one question into what seems to be a single question asked of a witness during a trial or deposition.
v. for a court to order that someone either do a specific act, cease a course of conduct or be prohibited from committing a certain act.
n. the difference between the sales price and the original cost (plus improvements) of property. _________ gains
Down
n. the result of a criminal trial in which the defendant has been found guilty of a crime.
v. 1) to prepare any document.
n. When a person or entity uses a business name instead of his/her/its own.
n. a document issued by a bank in return for a deposit of money which pays a fixed interest rate for a specified period (from a month to several years).
n. those statutes dealing with crimes against the public and members of the public, with penalties and all the procedures connected with charging, trying, sentencing and imprisoning defendants convicted of crimes. ___________Law
n. 1) the act of voluntarily terminating a criminal prosecution or a lawsuit or one of its causes of action by one of the parties.
n. negotiable instrument (e.g. a bond) which is payable to whoever has possession
n. 1) the attorney representing the defendant in a lawsuit or criminal prosecution. _________ Attorney
n. a person or entity named to receive a gift under the terms of a will, trust or insurance policy, who will only receive that gift if a certain event occurs or a certain set of circumstances happen.
n. bills that are owed. Accounts __________
v. to halt, bar or prevent.
n. 1) a notice to appear in court due to the probable commission of a minor crime.
n. the amount of a debt still owed on an account or the principal owed on a promissory note.
n. a contract among the owners of a business which provides terms for their purchase of a withdrawing partner's or stockholder's interest in the enterprise. _____________ Agreement
n. the felony crime of intentionally burning a house or other building.