de novo
Literal translation: anew Definition and use: often used in the context of "trial de novo"—a new trial ordered when the previous one failed to reach a conclusion. … Full Definition »
Law topic: General Civil Litigation << Legal issue: Litigation
Deadly force
Any force that carries a substantial risk that it will proximately result in the death of any person. … Full Definition »
Law topic: Criminal Defense << Legal issue: Criminal Defense
deadly weapon
Any weapon which can kill or bring great bodily harm. This includes not only weapons which are intended to do harm like a gun or knife, but also blunt instruments like clubs, baseball bats, wrenches, an automobile or any object which actually causes death. After Oklahoma bombing of 1995 chemical explosives have been recognized as deadly weapon. Knife or … Full Definition »
Law topic: Felonies << Legal issue: Criminal Defense
death penalty
also known as capital panishment; maximum sentence for different kinds of murder, treason, death resulting from aircraft hijacking, and other federal crimes. … Full Definition »
Law topic: Felonies << Legal issue: Criminal Defense
Debt collection agency
Debt collection agency shall mean a person engaged in business the principal purpose of which is to regularly collect or attempt to collect debts owed or due or asserted to be owed or due to another and shall also include a buyer of delinquent debt who seeks to collect such debt either directly or through the services of another by, including but not … Full Definition »
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Debt collection agency
Debt collection agency shall mean a person engaged in business the principal purpose of which is to regularly collect or attempt to collect debts owed or due or asserted to be owed or due to another and shall also include a buyer of delinquent debt who seeks to collect such debt either directly or through the services of another by, including but not … Full Definition »
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Debt collection agency
Debt collection agency shall mean a person engaged in business the principal purpose of which is to regularly collect or attempt to collect debts owed or due or asserted to be owed or due to another and shall also include a buyer of delinquent debt who seeks to collect such debt either directly or through the services of another by, including but not … Full Definition »
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Debt collection agency
Debt collection agency shall mean a person engaged in business the principal purpose of which is to regularly collect or attempt to collect debts owed or due or asserted to be owed or due to another and shall also include a buyer of delinquent debt who seeks to collect such debt either directly or through the services of another by, including but not … Full Definition »
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Debt collection agency
Debt collection agency shall mean a person engaged in business the principal purpose of which is to regularly collect or attempt to collect debts owed or due or asserted to be owed or due to another and shall also include a buyer of delinquent debt who seeks to collect such debt either directly or through the services of another by, including but not … Full Definition »
Law topic: Collections << Legal issue: Bankruptcy Law
Debtor
a person or business entity that owes money to another; A person who has filed a petition for relief under the Bankruptcy Code. … Full Definition »
Law topic: Personal Bankruptcy << Legal issue: Bankruptcy Law
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Assigned risk means a driver of a motor vehicle, or a class of such drivers, who would be denied insurance coverage by insurance companies, but are required to be covered under U.S. state law. Young drivers and drivers with poor driving record are undesirable customers for insurance companies. But most states have some kind of assigned risk plan to assure … Full Definition »
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