By the Law: Basic Legal Terms

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Refusal to accept an offer
Price paid for a promise
The unconditional ratification of all of the terms of the offer
One who is legally ordered (by a judge) to pay a debt, who has still not paid
Fee based on percentage of judgment awarded, paid by client to the lawyer only if action is successful
Formal hearing before a judge which results in a binding decision
A presumption against one party that another party can seek to rebut with leading evidence to the contrary
Expiration of an offer after a specified or reasonable period
A downpayment to a lawyer
When one party (plaintiff or defendant) must pay other party for a lost lawsuit
A promise for which no consideration is given
Discussion used to reach a mutually acceptable resolution; transferring negotiable instruments from one person to another
Expression of willingness to do business
Claim by the defendant against the plaintiff
Process whereby each party forces the disclosure of information from the other party
Arguing to a higher court that a court decision is wrong
Rejection of one offer and the proposal of a new one
When an offeror must keep an offer open for a specified time in exchange for a fee
Initiates litigation by setting out plaintiff's allegations against the defendant
Doctrine whereby someone who relies on a gratuitous promise may enforce it
Time period specified by legislation for commencing legal action
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Rule limiting evidence a party can produce about contents of contract
Promise to perform specified acts on certain terms
Test based on how a 'reasonable person' would view the matter
When parties' contractual obligations do not begin until an event occurs
When parties agree that a contract is complete as written
Defendant to an appeal
Provision not expressly included in a contract, but was part of parties' intention
Contract term which specifies payment of one party to the other in a breach
Assumption that parties in a contract are able to look out for their own interest
A very large number of plaintiffs
Party who files an appeal
Formal documents of a lawsuit
Withdrawal of an offer
Contract term limiting liability in case of a breach
An event that ends contractual obligations
Litigation alternatives for resolving disputes
Guiding principles for interpreting terms of a contract
Rewarding a party what is owed them for the goods or services provided under contract
In Civil Law, where case is solved by the side that seems the most credible
Customer agrees to standard set of terms that favour the other side
Defendant must be found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt

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