RP Emery and Associates - Legal Publishers Since 1990
Category A-Z
HomeShop Check Out Members LoginAbout UsFAQ'sContactTestimonialsBlog
Legal Advice


Download Separation eBook


Glossary of Terms Index

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z

Glossary of Legal Terms - T - Legal Definitions

 

Taxing: The process of a court checking a lawyer's bill.

Tenancy in common: An arrangement in which two or more people co-own a property, but with no right of survivorship( meaning if one party dies the other does not receive his or her share in that property).

Tenant: A person who holds real property under a lease, lessee.

Tender:-

1. An offer.

2. Attempted performance.

Term:-

1. A period of time.

2. A contractual promise.

Term life insurance: Protection type which will only pay if the person dies within a certain time period.

Testamentary: Under a will or by a will.

Testator: The person making a will.

Third Party: A stranger to a legal proceeding, transaction or relationship.

Title:-

1. Ownership.

2. Right to ownership.

Title search: The examination of registered deeds which ensures a piece of real estate can be bought without anyone else making a claim on it.

Torrens title: A government process where certificates are issued on land which is an assurance that the person named on the certificate of title is the legal owner of the property.

Tort: A civil wrong not arising out of equity or a contract.

Transfer: To assign.

Transferor: A person who transfers.

Transferee: The person to whom transfer is made.

Treason: The crime of violation of the duty to allegiance to the sovereign and the government.

Trespass:-

1. Trespass to the person: wrongful imprisonment, assault, assault and battery.

2. Trespass to goods: Unlawful removal, seizure or damage to goods.

3. Trespass to land: unlawful interference or entry to another persons piece of land.

Trial: The hearing of a legal proceeding in a court of law before a judge.

Trover: Lawsuit seeking compensation from someone who has taken property without permission and has converted it to his or her own personal use.

Truant: A child who consistently and deliberately misses school.

Trust: An arrangement where one person holds property for the benefit of someone else.


Sign up to the Bottom Line

Solid Legal Protection

Australian
Law

Lawyer
Prepared

Instant Download

Plain English
Easy to Follow

Editable Template

Use Again
and Again

guarantee