Structured Settlement Lawyer

Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights Most Misunderstood Courthouse Terms G-L Guardian Ad Litem – A person appointed by the court to look after the interests of a minor or an incapacitated person whose property or rights are involved in litigation Guardianship – Legal right given to a person to be responsible for the food, housing, health care and other necessities of a person under 18 years of age Habeas Corpus – From the Latin “You have the body”.  An order commanding tha […] Continue reading Structured Settlement Lawyer

Structured Settlement Lawyer

Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights Most Misunderstood Courthouse Terms M-O Manslaughter –  Involuntary – The unintentional taking of human life as a result of performing an unlawful act or in negligently performing a lawful act Manslaughter – Voluntary – The unlawful taking of human life under circumstances short of premeditated intent to kill Minute Order  – A memorandum of the orders and proceedings of the court made by the clerk and maintained as the official reco […] Continue reading Structured Settlement Lawyer

Structured Settlement Lawyer

Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights Most Misunderstood Courthouse Terms, R-V Remand – Return the defendant to custody to await further action. Satisfaction of Judgment – The discharge of an obligation by a paying party what is awarded to him, by the judgment of a court or otherwise. Stay – The act of stopping a proceeding by a court order. Stipulation – An agreement between the parties or their atttorneys. Summary Judgment – When the judge decides a case without going to tria […] Continue reading Structured Settlement Lawyer

Structured Settlement Lawyer

Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights Most Misunderstood Courthouse Terms, the P’s Parole – The supervised conditional release of a prisoner before the expiration of his or her sentence.  If the parolee observes the conditions of parole, he or she need not serve the rest of his or her term. Peremptory Challenge – An objection to a juror where no specific reason for the objection is given. Plea – The formal response of a defendant to a charge.  The pleas are:  guilt […] Continue reading Structured Settlement Lawyer