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Fifth District Legal Terminology
638 definitions by Minnesota Judicial Branch

36 Hour Rule48 Hour RuleAbandonmentAbatementABETAb InitioABODEAbscondAbsconderAbsconderABSTRACT OF RECORDAbstract of TitleAccessoryAccompliceAccord and SatisfactionAccusationAcquittalAdditurAdemptionAdjudicateAdjudicatedAdjudicationAdministrative LawAdministratorADMITAdoptionAdultADULT COURT TRAFFIC OFFENSEADULTERYAdverse PossessionADVISEMENTADVISE OF COUNSELAffiantAffidavitAffirmationAGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCESAGGRIEVEDAIDER AND ABETTORAlford PleaAliasALIBIAlimonyAllegeAlternate JurorAMCA MENSA ET THORO (Latin)Amicus Curiae (Latin, 'A Friend Of The Court’)Ancillary AdministrationAnnual Percentage RateAnnulmentAnswerAppealAppellantAppellate CourtAppellate JurisdictionAppelleeApplication (Probate)Appointed CounselApprehendApproach The BenchArraignmentArrayArrestArrest Of JudgmentArticles of AgreementAssaultAssigneeAssignmentAssignorAttachmentAttestAttestation ClauseAttestation ClauseAttestation Of A WillAttorney at LawAttorney-In-FactAttorney-of-RecordAugmented EstateAuthenticationAuthenticationAvermentBailBaileeBail HearingBailiffBailmentBatteryBearer PaperBenchBench TrialBench WarrantBeneficiaryBequeathBeyond A Reasonable DoubtBifurcated TrialBill of CostsBill of Indictment (or Indictment)Bill of ParticularsBill of SaleBona FideBondBondsmanBookingBreach of ContractBreaking and EnteringBribeBriefBurden of ProofCalendarCapacityCapiasCapital OffenseCaptionCarrierCase LawCase LoadCausa MortisCause of ActionCaveat EmptorCaveat VenditorCertificationCertification As Petty MisdemeanorCertified CopyCertiorariCestui Qui TrustChain of CustodyChallengeChambersChange of VenueChargeChattelChildChild AbuseChild SupportChipsChose of ActionCircumstantial EvidenceCitationCity AttorneyCivil CaseCivil CommitmentClaimClaimantClaimsClassificationClemencyClerk of CourtClosing ArgumentCodefendantCodicilCoerceCollateral DescentCollateral EstoppelComity of StatesCommitCommitmentCommon LawCommunity Work Service (CWS)CommutationCompetencyComplaintConciliation CourtConcurrent SentencesCondemnationConditions of ProbationConfessConfiscateConflict of InterestConsecutive SentencesConservateeConservatorConsolidationConspiracyConspiracyConstitutional RightsConstructionContempt of CourtContestedContingent Devisee(S)ContinuanceContrabandContractConveyanceConvictionCoronerCorpus DelictiCorroborateCostsCounselCounterclaimCountsCounty AttorneyCounty Jail VS. State PrisonCourtCourt AdministratorCourt OrderCourt RecordCourt ReporterCourt TrialCreditCredit For Time ServedCreditorCrimeCriminalCriminal CaseCriminal OffenseCriminal RecordCriminal Sexual ConductCriminal Sexual ConductCrimjigCross ClaimCross ExaminationCustodian of RecordsCustodyDamagesDeclaratory JudgmentDeclaratory JudgmentDecreeDeedDefaultDefendantDefenseDe JureDe JureDeliberationDeliberationDelinquencyDelinquentDelinquentDemandantDemurrerDe NovoDe NovoDeponentDepositionDescendantDescentDetentionDeviseDeviseDeviseeDirected VerdictDirect EvidenceDirect ExaminationDisabilityDischargeDiscoveryDismissalDispositionDissolutionDistributeeDistributionDistrict AttorneyDiversionDivorceDOCDocketDomicileDomiciliary AdministrationDouble JeopardyDPSDrunk and DisorderlyDue Process of LawDuressDWI (DUI), BWIEasementECREjectmentElectronic Court ReporterElectronic Home Monitoring (EHM)EmbezzlementEminent DomainEnhancementsEnjoinEntrapmentEqual ProtectionEquityEscheatEscrowEstateEstoppelEt AlEt SeqEvictionEvidenceEvidentiary HearingExaminationExceptionExclusionary RuleEx-ConvictExcuse The JuryExecutionExecutorExhibitEx ParteExpert WitnessExtended Jurisdiction Juvenile (EJJ)Extenuating CircumstancesExtraditionEye WitnessFailure to AppearFalse Arrest/False ImprisonmentFalse PretensesFamily Car DoctrineFederalismFelonyFiduciaryFilingFinance ChargeFindingsFindings and ConclusionsFineFirst Appearance (Rule 5 Appearance)Florence HearingForeign ConsulForeign Personal RepresentativeForeign WillForfeitForgeryFormal Probate ProceedingsFraudFraudFrye HearingFugitiveGarnishmentGeneral Rules of Practice For The District CourtGood TimeGrand JuryGrand LarcenyGross Misdemeanor OffenseGroundsGuardianGuardian Ad LitemHabeas CorpusHearingHearsayHeirsHerandez MethodHolographic WillHomicideHostile WitnessHuber ReleaseHung JuryImmunityImpartial MedicalImpeachment of A VerdictImplicateImplied Consent ProceedingsImplyImprisonmentInadmissibleIn CameraIncarcerationIncestIncompetent WitnessIncriminateIndecent ExposureIndictmentIndigentIn Forma PauperisIn RemIssueJailJoint TenancyJPOJudgmentJudgment CreditorJudgment DebtorJudgment LienJudgment, N.O.VJudicial NoticeJurisdictionJuryJury ChallengeJury PanelJury TrialJustice of the PeaceJuvenileKidnapMACAMACOMaintenanceMalfeasanceMaliceMalpracticeM’Naughten RuleMandamusMandatory SentenceMAPRMasterMaterial WitnessMaximum SentenceMDJAMechanics LienMesneMinimum SentenceMinnesota Sentencing GuidelinesMiranda WarningMisdemeanorMisfeasanceMistrialMitigating CircumstancesMolestMootMorrisey HearingMotionMotion in LimineNACMNegative AllegationNeglectNegligenceNo BillNolo ContendereNonfeasanceNon-Probate AssetsNon-Resident DecedentNonresponsive AnswerNotarizedNotary PublicNotice PleadingNovationNuisanceNull and VoidNunc Pro TuncNuncupative WillOathObjectionObligeeObligorOffenseOmitted ChildOmitted SpouseOmnibus HearingOpening StatementOpinionOptionOrderOrder For Protection, Harassment Restraining OrderOrder to Show CauseOrdinanceOrientation (Jurors)Original WarrantOverrulePardonParens PatriaeParoleParole/Supervised ReleasePartiesPartyPenaltyPendingPer CapitaPer CuriamPeremptory ChallengePerjurePerpetuatePersonal RecognizancePersonal RepresentativePer StirpesPetitionPetitionerPetit JuryPetty LarcenyPetty MisdemeanorPetty TheftPlaintiffPleaPlea BargainingPleadingPledgePolling the JuryPolygraphPostponementPrecedentPre-Disposition Report Or Pre-Plea (PDI)Preliminary HearingPremeditationPreponderance of The EvidencePre-Sentence Investigation (PSI)PresumptionsPresumptive SentencePre-Trail HearingPre-Trial ConferencePrima FacieProbable CauseProbateProbate AssetsProbate RegistrarProbationPro BonoProceedingProofPropertyPro SeProsecutorProximate CausePublic DefenderQuashQuitclaim DeedRapeRasmussen HearingReasonable DoubtRebuttalRecidivistReciprocal Support ActRecklessRecognizanceRecordRefereeRehabilitationRelevantRemandRemovalReplevinReplication(or Reply)ReprimandRequest For ProductionResiduary EstateResisting ArrestRes JudicataRespondentRestitutionRetroactiveReversedReviewRevocation of A WillRevokeRight Of RepresentationRITORuleRule 25 AssessmentSanctionSatisfaction of JudgmentSCAOSCCEScheduling OrderSchwartz HearingScrivenerSealed VerdictSearch WarrantSearch WarrantSeisinSelf-DefenseSelf-DefenseSelf-DefenseSelf-IncriminationSentenceSentence HearingSentence-To-Serve (STS)Sentencing GuidelinesSeparate WritingSequesterSequestration of WitnessServiceSettlementSettlementShopliftingSJISSlanderSolicitationSpecial AdministrationSpecial AdministratorSpecial VerdictSpecific PerformanceSpeedy TrialSpreigl HearingStandard of ProofStandby CounselStare DecisisStateStatus OffensesStatuteStatute of FraudsStatute of LimitationStatutory LawStatutory RapeStayStayed SentenceStay Of AdjudicationStay of ExecutionStay of ImpositionStipulationSubpoenaSubpoena Duces TecumSubstantiated FactsSubstantive LawSuccessor Personal RepresentativeSueSummary JudgmentSummary Judgment MotionSummonsSupersedeasSupervised AdministrationSupervised ReleaseSupportSuppress EvidenceSurrogateSurvival ClauseSuspended SentenceSustainTab ChargeTangible PropertyTemporary HearingTemporary Restraining OrderTestateTestatorTestimonyTitleTorrens Title SystemTortTranscriptTrespassTrialTrial De NovoTrue BillTrustTrusteeUnlawful DetainerUnsupervised AdministrationUsuryVacateVagrancyVandalismVenireVeniremanVenueVerdictVerificationViolationVisitationVoir DireWaiverWardWarrantWarrantyWillWitnessWrit
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2014-03-27
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