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Legal Glossary
922 definitions by Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento

170.6 Pc Motion995 PC MotionAbandonmentBench TrialBench TrialBench WarrantBeneficiaryBenefit Of The Bargain RuleBequeathBest EvidenceBeyond A Reasonable DoubtBiasBifurcateBifurcation MotionBind OverBlood-Alcohol Content (BAC)Blood TestBody AttachmentBona FideBondBook (Booking)Booking NumberBookmakingBrady MotionBrandishing A WeaponBreachBreach Of PeaceBreaking and EnteringBreathalyzer TestBribeBriefBurden of ProofBurglaryCalendarCalifornia Rules Of CourtCaljicCalling the DocketCapacityCapital CaseCapital CrimeCapital CrimeCapital PunishmentCaptionCarjackingCaseCase FileCaseflow ManagementCase IDCase LawCase LawCase NumberCausationCauseCause of ActionCaustic ChemicalsCautionary InstructionsCaveat EmptorCaveat EmptorCease And Desist OrderCease And Desist OrderCertifiedCertified CopyCertioriChallenge To The ArrayChallenge To The ArrayChambersCharacter EvidenceChargeCharge To The JuryCharging DocumentChattelChild AbductionChild AbuseChild MolestationChild PornographyChild ProcurementChild Support Enforcement (CSE) AgencyCircumstantial EvidenceCitationCitedCivil ActionCivil CaseCivil JurisdictionCivil ProcedureCivil ProcessCivil Rights ViolationsClaimClaim Of ExemptionClaim SplittingClass ActionClear And Convincing EvidenceClemency Or Executive ClemencyClerical ErrorClerkClerk’S TranscriptClosing ArgumentCodeCo-DefendantCode Of Professional ResponsibilityCodicilCohabitantCollateralCollateral AttackCombustible Material Or DeviceCommissionerCommitCommitmentCommitment OrderCommon Barratry (Also Called Barretry)Common CarrierCommon LawCommunity ObligationsCommunity PropertyCommunity ServiceCommutationComparative FaultComparative NegligenceCompensatory DamagesCompetence OrderConcealmentConciliationConcurrent JurisdictionConcurrent SentencesConcurring CausesCondemnationConditional ReleaseConditionsConduct EnhancementsConfession Of JudgmentConfidentialConfidentialityConfidential RecordConfiscateConflict of InterestConform CopiesConfrontation RightConsanguinity – CollateralConsanguinity – LinealConsecutive SentencesConservateeConservatorConsortium, Loss OfConstitutionConstitutional RightContemnorContemporary Community StandardContempt (Of Court)ContinuanceContinuing Exclusive JurisdictionConversionConveyConvictCoronerCorporationCorpus DelectiCorroborateCorroborating EvidenceCorroborationCounselCounsel TableCounterfeitCounty JailCourtCourt Administrator/Clerk Of CourtCourt, AppealsCourt Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)Court AttendantCourt CostsCourt, DistrictCourtesy NoticeCourt, JuvenileCourt, NightCourt of RecordCourt OrderCourt ReporterCourtroomCourtroom ClerkCourt, SuperiorCourt, TrafficCourt TrialCredibilityCreditCrimeCriminal InsanityCriminal NegligenceCriminal RecordCriminal Street GangCriminal SummonsCross-ClaimCross-ExaminationDamagesDeadly WeaponDeath PenaltyDeath RowDecedentDecisionDeclarationDeclaration Of PaternityDeclaratory JudgmentDecreeDe FactoDe Facto ParentDefamationDefaultDefault JudgmentDefendantDefenseDefense AttorneyDefraudDegreeDeliberateDeliberationDelinquency CourtDelinquency, JuvenileDemurrerDennis H.De NovoDependency CourtDependent ChildDeportationDepositionDeprivation Of CustodyDeputyDeputy D.A.Descent And Distribution StatutesDestructive Device / ExplosiveDetentionDetention HearingDeterminate (Sentence)Developmentally DisabledDeviseDeviseeDirected VerdictDirect EvidenceDirect ExaminationDisbarmentDisclaimDisclaimerDiscoveryDiscovery MotionDiscriminationDismissDismissal without PrejudiceDismissal with PrejudiceDisorderly ConductDisparityDispositionDispositional HearingDissentDissolutionDissolution of MarriageDistinctively MarkedDistrict AttorneyDisturbing The PeaceDiversionDivorceDocketDocket NumberDOEDomestic ViolenceDomicileDouble JeopardyDrive-By MurderDriving While Intoxicated (DWI)Drunk DrivingDue Process of LawDuressEasementsEleazer MotionElectronic MonitoringElectronic TechnologyElements Of A CrimeEmancipationEmbezzleEmbezzlementEminent DomainEn BancEndorseEndorsed-Filed CopiesEndorsement, Forgery ByEnhanceEnhancementEnjoiningEnter A Guilty PleaEntrapmentEntry Of DefaultEqual ProtectionEquitable ActionEquityError Coram NobisError Coram VobisEscape By Force Or ViolenceEscheat(Es-Chet)EscrowEstateEstate TaxEstoppelEt AlEt SeqEt UxEvictionEvidenceEvidence, CircumstantialEvidence, DirectEvidence, EvanescentExamination, DirectExamination, RecrossExamination, RedirectExceptionsExcessive ForceExclusionary RuleExclusion Of WitnessesExclusive JurisdictionEx ContractuExculpatory EvidenceEx DelictoExecuteExecutionExecution Of Sentence SuspendedExecutorExemplary DamagesExemplificationExhibitExhibit, People'sExonerateEx ParteEx Parte ProceedingExpert TestimonyExplosive/Destructive DeviceEx Post FactoExpungementExtenuating CircumstancesExtortionExtraditionExtraordinary WritEye WitnessFactually InnocentFailure to AppearFailure To ComplyFair HearingFair Market ValueFalse ArrestFalse ImprisonmentFalse PretensesFalse TokenFamily AllowanceFederal Employer’S Liability ActFeesFee SimpleFee WaiverFelonyFelony MurderFiduciaryField Sobriety TestFifth AmendmentFileFind GuiltyFindingFindings Of FactFingerprintFirearmFirst AppearanceFitness HearingForcible And Atrocious CrimeForcible Entry And DetainerForfeitForfeitureForgeryForum Non ConveniensFoster CareFourteenth AmendmentFraudGag OrderGamblingGarnishGarnishmentGeneral AssignmentGeneral JurisdictionGood FaithGood Samaritan RuleGood TimeGrand JuryGrand TheftGross NegligenceGroundsGuardianGuardianshipGuiltyGuilty PleaHabeas CorpusHandcuffsHarassmentHarmless ErrorHarvey WaiverHearingHearing, ContestedHearing De NovoHearing, PreliminaryHearsayHeirHit And RunHolding cellHolographic WillHome MonitoringHome SupervisionHomicideHung JuryHypothetical QuestionIdiocyIgnorance Of FactIllegalImminent PerilImmunityImpanelImpeachment of WitnessImplied ContractImpoundImprisonmentInadmissibleIn CameraIncompetencyIndeterminate SentenceIndian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)IndictmentIndigentIndividual Education Plan (IEP)InformantInformationInfractionInfractionInhabitedInhabited DwellingInheritance TaxInitial AppearanceInjunctionIn Loco ParentisInnocent Until Proven GuiltyIn PersonamIn Propia Persona (In Pro Per)InstructionsIntangible AssetsIntentIntent To DefraudInterlineationsInterlocutoryInterpleaderInterpreterInterrogatoriesIntervenorInterventionInter Vivos GiftInter Vivos TrustIntestateIntestate SuccessionIntoxicationInvoluntary IntoxicationInvoluntary ManslaughterIrrelevantIrrevocable TrustIssueJailJeopardyJohnson MotionJointJoint and Several LiabilityJoint TenancyJoint VentureJoyridingJudgeJudgment CreditorJudgment DebtorJudgment (Judgement)Judicial CouncilJudicial NoticeJudicial OfficerJuratJurisdictionJurisdictional HearingsJury TrialJustifiableJustifiable HomicideJuvenileJuvenile CourtJuvenile HallJuvenile WaiverKeeperKidnappingKnowinglyLacking CapacityLawLaw and MotionLaw ClerksLaw Enforcement AgentLawsuitLeading QuestionLeaseLegal AidLeniencyLesser Included OffenseLetters Of AdministrationLetters Of ConservatorshipLetters Of GuardianshipLetters RogatoryLetters TestamentaryLevyLewd ConductLiabilityLibelLie DetectorLienLife ImprisonmentLimineLimine MotionLimitation Of ActionsLimited ActionLimited JurisdictionLineupLis PendensLitigationLiving TrustLocality DiscriminationLocal RulesLocus DelictiLoiteringLynchingMagistrateMake Or DrawMalfeasanceMaliceMalice AforethoughtMaliciouslyMalicious MischiefMalicious ProsecutionMalpracticeMandamusMandateMandatoryManslaughter, InvoluntaryManslaughter, VoluntaryMarijuanaMarijuana, Defense Of Compassionate UseMarsden MotionMassiah MotionMassiah MotionMaterial EvidenceMaterial WitnessMayhemMediationMemorandum Of CostsMemorializedMenaceMens ReaMental HealthMental IncapacityMental StateMeritsMinorMinute OrderMiranda RightsMisdemeanorMistakeMistrialMitigating CircumstancesMitigating FactorsMitigation Of DamagesMittimusModificationMootMoral TurpitudeMotionMotion DeniedMotion GrantedMotion in LimineMotion To QuashMotion To SeverMotion To SuppressMugshotMurderMurgia MotionNecessityNe ExeatNeglectNegligenceNegotiable InstrumentsNext FriendNo BillNo-Contest ClauseNo-Fault ProceedingsNolle ProsequiNolo ContendreNominal PartyNon-Capital CaseNon Compos MentisNon Est (Inventus)Non Obstante Verdicto(N.O.V.)NonsuitNotary PublicNot GuiltyNot Guilty by Reason of InsanityNoticeNotice Of MotionNotice To ProduceNuisanceNull and VoidNullityNunc Pro TuncNuncupative WillOathObjectObjectionObjection OverruledObjection SustainedObscenityOf CounselOffenderOffenseOffensive WordsOffer Of ProofOn A Person'S Own RecognizanceOne-Third The Midterm RuleOpening ArgumentOpinionOpinion EvidenceOppositionOral ArgumentOral CopulationOrder, CourtOrder to Show CauseOrdinanceOrdinary NegligenceOriginal JurisdictionOverruleOvert ActOwn RecognizancePanderingParalegalPardonParens PatriaeParoleParole EvidencePartyPat Down SearchPatentPaternityPeace OfficerPenaltyPenalty AssessmentPenalty Of PerjuryPendingPenetration, UnlawfulPenitentiaryPeople (Prosecution)Per Curium OpinionPeremptory ChallengePerjuryPermanency HearingPermanent InjunctionPermanent Planned Living Arrangement (Ppla)Permanent ResidentPersonal PropertyPersonal RecognizancePersonal RepresentativePerson In Need Of SupervisionPetitionPetitionerPetit Jury Or (Trial Jury)Petty OffensePetty TheftPIMPPitchess MotionPlaintiffPleaPlea BargainPleadPleadingPolling the JuryPolygraphPossession Of DrugsPost ConvictionPostponementPostponementPour-Over WillPower of AttorneyPrayerPrecedentPreinjunctionPrejudicePrejudicial ErrorPrejudicial EvidencePreliminary HearingPreliminary InjunctionPremeditationPremisesPrepermanency HearingPreponderance of The EvidencePresentence ReportPresentmentPresumed FatherPresumptionPresumption of InnocencePresumption of LawPretermitted ChildPretrial ConferencePrima Facie CasePrincipalPrincipalsPrinciple TermPrior ConvictionPrior Inconsistent StatementPriorsPrisonPrivacy, Right OfPrivilegePrivileged CommunicationsPrivityProbable CauseProbate CourtProbate EstateProbationProbation Before Judgment (PBJ)Probation DepartmentProbation OfficerPro BonoProcedural LawProducts LiabilityProfferPro Hac ViceProhibitionPromissory NoteProofProof Of ServicePro PerPropertyPro SeProsecuting AttorneyProsecutionProsecutorProstitutionProtective OrderPro TemProximate CausePublic DefenderPunitive DamagesPurgeQuantum MeruitQuashQuasi JudicialQuid Pro QuoQuo WarrantoRapeRap SheetRatificationRatio DecidendiReal EvidenceReasonable Doubt, Beyond AReasonable PersonRebuttalRecallReceiving Stolen PropertyRecidivismReckless DrivingReclassifyRecognizanceRecordRecuseRedactRefereeRegulationRehearingReinstatedRejoinderRelevantRelinquishmentRemandRemedyRemittiturRemovalReplevinReplyReportRESRescue DoctrineRes Ipsa LoquiturRes JudicataRespondeat SuperiorRestRestitutionRestitution HearingRestraining OrderRetainerRetaliationRetaliationReturnReunification ServicesReverseReversible ErrorRevocable TrustRevocable TrustRights, ConstitutionalRules Of EvidenceSanctionSatisfaction of JudgmentSealingSearch And SeizureSearch WarrantSecured DebtSelection And Implementation HearingSelf-DefenseSentenceSentence, ConcurrentSentence ReportSentence, SuspendedSentencingSeparate MaintenanceSeparationSequestration Of WitnessesServe A SentenceService of ProcessSettlementSettlorSeverance DamagesSexual Abuse / AssaultSexual BatterySexual HarassmentSexually Violent PredatorSexual MolestationSheriffShopliftingShow CauseSpecial VerdictsSpecific Intent CrimeSpecific PerformanceSpeedy TrialSpendthrift TrustSpousal SupportStalkingStandard of ProofStare DecisisStatement, ClosingStatement Of FactStatement, OpeningStatus OffendersStatuteStatute of LimitationsStatutory LawStay of ExecutionStricken EvidenceStrict LiabilitySub CuriaSubpoenaSubpoena Duces TecumSubrogationSubstantial PerformanceSubstantive LawSuccessionSuitSummary JudgmentSummonsSupersedeasSupport TrustSurety BondSurvivorshipTenancyUnconscionabilityUnconstitutionalUndercoverUndertakingUnder The InfluenceUndue InfluenceUnemploymenUnilateralUnjust Enrichment, Doctrine OfUnlawful AssemblyUnlawful DetainerUnruh Civil Rights ActUnsecuredUsuryUtterVacateVagrancyVandalismVehicular HomicideVenireVenueVerdictVerificationVexatious LitigantVicarious ResponsibilityVictimVictim Impact StatementViolationViolation Of ProbationVisitationVoir DireVoluntary Arraignment LetterVoluntary ManslaughterVoluntary UndertakingsWaiver And EstoppelWaive (Rights)Waiver of ImmunityWardWarrantWarrantWarrant, SearchWeaponWeight Of The EvidenceWheeler MotionWillWillfulWithout PrejudiceWith PrejudiceWitnessWitness, DefenseWitness, ExpertWitness, HostileWitness, MaterialWitness StandWobblerWrap Around ServicesWritWrit of ExecutionWrit Of Mandate
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