The written determination of a lawsuit by the judge who presided.
A court that has jurisdiction to hold a trial of a particular lawsuit or petition.
The process of obtaining a court order directing an entity to hold funds it may owe to someone who allegedly is in debt to a third person.
Latin for to weigh down. The gist or main point of a claim or charge in a complaint or information.
A formal written accusation by a grand jury based upon witnesses‚Äô testimony and other evidence presented by the prosecutor, indicating that the grand jury has found probable cause to believe that the defendant has committed the crime charged.
Latin for below; referenced later in the text
An order or writ issued by a court directing someone to do or refrain from doing some act.
Latin for at the threshold.
Latin for directed toward a particular person. An action against a person.
A legal action directed toward property
referring to the entire thing
found in legal writing to specify one example out of many possibilities
A set of written questions asked by the opposing party as a part of the pre-trial discovery.