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Glossary of Court Terms
294 definitions by Maryland Court System

Wrongful DetainerWrongful DeathWrit of Habeas CorpusWrit of Garnishment of WagesWrit of Garnishment of PropertyWrit of ExecutionWritWitnessSearchBenchArrestWarrantWaiver of FeesWaive/WaiverVulnerable adultVoir Dire (Trans: to Speak the Truth)VerificationVerdictVenueVacatedU.S. District CourtU.S. Court of AppealsTrue Copy TestTriple SealTrial De NovoTransferTranscriptTracking NumberTort (Trans: Twisted)Third Party ClaimTenant Holding Over (THO)SuspendSurrender (by Bail)Surety BondSuretySuppressSupplementary ProceedingsSummonsSubsequent OffenderSubpoenaSub Curia (Trans: Under Law)Sua SponteStet (Trans: to Stand)StayStatuteState’s AttorneyStatement of ChargesSpeedy TrialShow CauseShielded RecordPersonal Service of ProcessServiceSequesterSplit SentenceSentenceSeizureSearch WarrantSealed RecordSatisfactionRevision of SentenceReview of SentenceReverse WaiverReturnRestitutionRespondentRes JudicataRes GestaeReplevin (Trans: to Make Good, to Satisfy)RemovalRemandRelease of LienRecuseRecord on AppealReconsiderationRecallRebuttalQuashPurgePublic RecordPublic DefenderProsecuting Attorney or ProsecutorProcessProcedural LawProbation Before Judgment (PBJ)ProbationProbable CausePrivate Process ServerPrima FaciePretrial ReleasePresumptionPresentment Before Grand JuryPresentence Investigation Report (PSI)Preliminary InquiryPreliminary HearingPrayer for a Jury TrialPost ConvictionPolice RecordPleadingsPlea AgreementPleaPlaintiffPetty OffensePetition for ExpungementPetitionerPersonPendingPeace OrderPeace OfficerParolePardonOriginal JurisdictionOrdinanceOrderOral ExaminationOpinionOffenseNunc Pro TuncNulla BonaNuisanceNotice of ReleaseNon Est (Inventus) (Trans: not to be Found)Nolo Contendere (Trans: “I Will not Contest It.”)Nolle Prosequi (Nol Pros) (Trans: to be Unwilling to Proceed)MotionMootModificationMistrialMisdemeanorMiranda WarningMinorMicrofilmMeritsMergedMediationMarital PropertyMandateMandamusLitigantLine (Praecipe) (Trans: Command)LienLevyLesser Included OffenseLaw Enforcement UnitLandlord’s Complaint for failure to pay rentJury Trial PrayerJuryLimited JurisdictionGeneral JurisdictionAppellate JurisdictionJurisdictionJudicial OfficerJudgment of AcquittalJudgmentJudgeJointly and SeverallyIntrastate DetainerInterstate DetainerInterrogatoriesInsanity PleaIn Propria PersonaInitial AppearanceIn Forms PauperisInfraction (Civil)InformationIndigentIndictmentIncompetencyIncarcerationIn CameraIn Banc ReviewImmunity from ProsecutionHospital WarrantHicks WaiverHearsayHabeas Corpus (Trans: You Have the Body)GuiltyGrand JuryGarnisheeForfeitureFineFindingFelonyExtraditionExpungementEx ParteExhibitsExclusive JurisdictionExecutionExceptionExamination in Aid of Enforcement of JudgmentEvidenceEvictionEscrowEnforcementEmergency Family MaintenanceEmergency EvaluationElectronic SurveillanceEcitationDocket NumberDocketDistrict CourtDistress or DistraintDispositionDismissalDiscoveryDetinueDepositionDe Novo Appeal (Trans: for New)DefendantDefaultCustody CaseCustodyCustodia LegisCross-ExaminationCross ClaimCrimes of ViolenceCrimeCourt RecordsCourt OrderCourt of Special AppealsCourt of AppealsCourtCounter ComplaintCountCounselCostsConvictionContractContinuanceContempt of CourtCivil ContemptConsecutive SentencesConfidential RecordConfessionConfessed JudgmentConcurrent SentencesCriminal ComplaintCommon LawCommitment OrderCollateral SecurityCo-DefendantClerkCitationCircuit CourtCircuitCharging DocumentChange of VenueCertiorari (Writ of) (Trans: to be More Fully Informed)Certified MailCertified CopyCepiCentral RepositoryCase LawCapital CaseBurden of ProofBody AttachmentBill of ParticularsBifurcateBench WarrantBenchBatteryBail BondsmanBail Bond ForfeitureBail BondBailAttorney of RecordAttachmentArrestArraignmentAppelleeAppellate CourtAppellantAppearanceAppeal BondAppealAmendAlford PleaAllegedAlias (“Otherwise Called”)Affirmed (Judgment)AffirmAffidavitAffiantAdmissionAdjudicationAmericans with Disabilities Act (ADA)ActionAcquittalAccusedAccompliceAccommodationsAbsconding DebtorAbated by DeathABA Plea
Date
2016-06-12
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