ward
"Ward" means a person for whom a guardian has been appointed. "Minor ward" means a minor for whom a guardian has been appointed solely because of minority. (AZ Revised Statutes, Chapter 1, A. 2, S.14-5101) A person (usually a minor) who has a guardian appointed by the court to care for and take responsibility for that person. A governmental agency may … Full Definition »
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warrant
Warrant: a command or order of the court; there are numerous warrants in criminal proceedings such as an arrest warrant which is an order of the court to arrest an accused person and bring him or her before the court to answer to the offence with which the person has been charged; or a search warrant which is an order of the court permitting the search by … Full Definition »
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whiplash
Whiplash may be defined as stretching of the spine, mainly the ligament, and is classified as “soft tissue injury”. Whiplash is universally associated with motor vehicle accidents, usually when the vehicle has been hit in the rear; however, the injury can be sustained in many other ways, including falls from bicycles or horses. It stands out as one of … Full Definition »
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Workers' comp
If you get hurt or sick because of work, your employer is required by law to pay for workers' compensation benefits. Workers' comp insurance provides six basic benefits: medical care, temporary disability benefits, permanent disability benefits, supplemental job displacement benefits or vocational rehabilitation and death benefits. The workers' … Full Definition »
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Workmen's Compensation
an old name for worker's compensation. See: workers' compensation … Full Definition »
Law topic: Workers Compensation << Legal issue: Workers Compensation
writ
Writ: an order issued by the court requiring the performance of a specified act or the giving of authority to have it done. … Full Definition »
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'Chain of Title' is literally a history of ownership of a particular piece of real property. Chain of Title runs from the original owner to a current proprietor, showing dates when property was sold and names of buyers/sellers. It also reflects any incumbrances placed on the real property. The County Clerks office records all transactions made with … Full Definition »
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