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Glossary of Court Terms
294 definitions by Maryland Court System

ABA PleaAbated by DeathAbsconding DebtorAccommodationsAccompliceAccusedAcquittalActionAdjudicationAdmissionAffiantAffidavitAffirmAffirmed (Judgment)Alford PleaAlias (“Otherwise Called”)AllegedAmendAmericans with Disabilities Act (ADA)AppealAppeal BondAppearanceAppellantAppellate CourtAppellate JurisdictionAppelleeArraignmentArrestArrestAttachmentAttorney of RecordBailBail BondBail Bond ForfeitureBail BondsmanBatteryBenchBenchBench WarrantBifurcateBill of ParticularsBody AttachmentBurden of ProofCapital CaseCase LawCentral RepositoryCepiCertified CopyCertified MailCertiorari (Writ of) (Trans: to be More Fully Informed)Change of VenueCharging DocumentCircuitCircuit CourtCitationCivil ContemptClerkCo-DefendantCollateral SecurityCommitment OrderCommon LawConcurrent SentencesConfessed JudgmentConfessionConfidential RecordConsecutive SentencesContempt of CourtContinuanceContractConvictionCostsCounselCountCounter ComplaintCourtCourt of AppealsCourt of Special AppealsCourt OrderCourt RecordsCrimeCrimes of ViolenceCriminal ComplaintCross ClaimCross-ExaminationCustodia LegisCustodyCustody CaseDefaultDefendantDe Novo Appeal (Trans: for New)DepositionDetinueDiscoveryDismissalDispositionDistress or DistraintDistrict CourtDocketDocket NumberEcitationElectronic SurveillanceEmergency EvaluationEmergency Family MaintenanceEnforcementEscrowEvictionEvidenceExamination in Aid of Enforcement of JudgmentExceptionExclusive JurisdictionExecutionExhibitsEx ParteExpungementExtraditionFelonyFindingFineForfeitureGarnisheeGeneral JurisdictionGrand JuryGuiltyHabeas Corpus (Trans: You Have the Body)HearsayHicks WaiverHospital WarrantImmunity from ProsecutionIn Banc ReviewIn CameraIncarcerationIncompetencyIndictmentIndigentInformationIn Forms PauperisInfraction (Civil)Initial AppearanceIn Propria PersonaInsanity PleaInterrogatoriesInterstate DetainerIntrastate DetainerJointly and SeverallyJudgeJudgmentJudgment of AcquittalJudicial OfficerJurisdictionJuryJury Trial PrayerLandlord’s Complaint for failure to pay rentLaw Enforcement UnitLesser Included OffenseLevyLienLimited JurisdictionLine (Praecipe) (Trans: Command)LitigantMandamusMandateMarital PropertyMediationMergedMeritsMicrofilmMinorMiranda WarningMisdemeanorMistrialModificationMootMotionNolle Prosequi (Nol Pros) (Trans: to be Unwilling to Proceed)Nolo Contendere (Trans: “I Will not Contest It.”)Non Est (Inventus) (Trans: not to be Found)Notice of ReleaseNuisanceNulla BonaNunc Pro TuncOffenseOpinionOral ExaminationOrderOrdinanceOriginal JurisdictionPardonParolePeace OfficerPeace OrderPendingPersonPersonal Service of ProcessPetitionerPetition for ExpungementPetty OffensePlaintiffPleaPlea AgreementPleadingsPolice RecordPost ConvictionPrayer for a Jury TrialPreliminary HearingPreliminary InquiryPresentence Investigation Report (PSI)Presentment Before Grand JuryPresumptionPretrial ReleasePrima FaciePrivate Process ServerProbable CauseProbationProbation Before Judgment (PBJ)Procedural LawProcessProsecuting Attorney or ProsecutorPublic DefenderPublic RecordPurgeQuashRebuttalRecallReconsiderationRecord on AppealRecuseRelease of LienRemandRemovalReplevin (Trans: to Make Good, to Satisfy)Res GestaeRes JudicataRespondentRestitutionReturnReverse WaiverReview of SentenceRevision of SentenceSatisfactionSealed RecordSearchSearch WarrantSeizureSentenceSequesterServiceShielded RecordShow CauseSpeedy TrialSplit SentenceState’s AttorneyStatement of ChargesStatuteStayStet (Trans: to Stand)Sua SponteSub Curia (Trans: Under Law)SubpoenaSubsequent OffenderSummonsSupplementary ProceedingsSuppressSuretySurety BondSurrender (by Bail)SuspendTenant Holding Over (THO)Third Party ClaimTort (Trans: Twisted)Tracking NumberTranscriptTransferTrial De NovoTriple SealTrue Copy TestU.S. Court of AppealsU.S. District CourtVacatedVenueVerdictVerificationVoir Dire (Trans: to Speak the Truth)Vulnerable adultWaiver of FeesWaive/WaiverWarrantWitnessWritWrit of ExecutionWrit of Garnishment of PropertyWrit of Garnishment of WagesWrit of Habeas CorpusWrongful DeathWrongful Detainer
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Date
2016-06-12
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