The person with the debts is called the debtor and the people or companies to whom the debtor owes money are called creditors. States Attorney: An attorney who represents the state in criminal cases. The person is placed on probation for up to two years. Usually said by an attorney or party in response to a judge calling the list of scheduled cases. She is pursuing a degree in English literature at Harrisburg Area Community College. A fact admitted in terms of Section 58 of the Evidence Act need not be proved.
Both prosecutors and defense attorneys can often discredit any testimony by a witness by showing that he has made inconsistent statements, or lied previously under oath. Denial or admission must be Para wise and clear. Lee states that strategy is an important consideration when drafting the legal statement. Docket - A list of cases to be heard by a court or a log containing brief entries of court proceedings. Provided at state expense in all criminal cases and in cases enforcing child support orders, if requested.
Writ - A judicial order directing a person to do something. Acknowledgment: The signature of a clerk or attorney certifying that the person signing the document has signed by his or her free act and for the purposes set forth therein. Detention Hearing or Detention Release Hearing: A hearing on the first business day after a juvenile is admitted to juvenile detention concerning the legality and appropriateness of continued detention of the juvenile. The clock starts ticking on the late day of activity on your account. Court Clerk: The person who maintains the official court record of your case. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt.
Disclosure statements are used in a wide range of contexts. Case: A lawsuit or action in a court. Does not include attorney fees. In arbitration there is a hearing at which both parties have an opportunity to be heard. Note: Procedure Where Written Statement by the Defendant is not Filed.
If established it is an answer to the plaintiff's claim wholly or pro tanto as the case might be. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again, beginning with the selection of a new jury. The process of justice may be speeded up and hurried but the fairness which is a basic element of justice cannot be permitted to be buried. Can also enforce court orders involving paternity, child support and alimony.
Commit- To send a person to prison, asylum, or reformatory by a court order. Alleged - Stated; claimed; asserted; charged. Return of service - A certificate of affidavit by the person who has served process upon a party to an action, reflecting the date and place of service. It is evidence that furnishes, establishes, or contributes toward proof. Violation: An offense for which the only sentence authorized is a fine. Stare Decisis - The doctrine that courts will follow principles of law laid down in previous cases.
Civil Action: A lawsuit other than a criminal case usually filed in a Judicial District courthouse. Litigation refers to a case, controversy, or lawsuit. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty. Order of Detention Detention Order : An order issued by a judge of the Superior Court finding that there is probable cause that a juvenile committed an offense or a violation of a court order and ordering that the juvenile be held in a Juvenile Detention Center or some alternative facility until further order of the court. Court-Appointed Attorney: An attorney who is asked by the court judge to either represent a party to the case, or to serve in some other capacity that the case requires. Declaratory Judgment - A judgment of the court that explains what the existing law is or expresses the opinion of the court as to the rights and status of the parties, but which does not award relief or provide enforcement.
Bankruptcy - Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Supra - Latin for above. A sworn statement is understood to be a form of testifying under oath. I will be ever thankful to you for such a generous gesture of yours. This relates to production by both the parties, the Plaintiff and the Defendant.
Sentence - The punishment ordered by a court for a defendant convicted of a crime. Affirmed - A decision by an appellate court stating that the decision of the trial court is correct. Information - An accusation against a person for a criminal offense, without an indictment; presented by the prosecution instead of a grand jury. Court rules often govern the format and style of documents submitted to the court. Hung jury - Jury unable to reach a verdict.