Statute of Limitations
- That period of time specified by statute within which an action at law must be brought or else be forfeited.
periods of prescription
Related Terms and Acronyms
- Causation — Definition,
- A method of connecting an entity's conduct with an effect, which in some cases can prove legal liability.
- Common Law (CL) — Acronym, Very Important,
➥ Laws developed by judges through court decisions and precedent.
- Traditional, unwritten law based on English custom.
- Confusio-Lexicon Maximus — Definition,
- The rescinding of language in process when none is making nonsense less and therefore incurred but not reported deficiencies in mental capacities are not apparently un-obviously imposed.
- Consent Judgement — Definition,
- A judge's legally binding approval of a written agreement by the parties of a lawsuit.
- Contract — Definition,
- An agreement between two or more parties that can be enforced by law.
- Defendant — Definition,
- The accused party in a lawsuit or criminal trial.
- Liability — Definition,
- A situation where one party is found to be legally responsible for something.
- Plaintiff — Definition,
- The party who initiates a lawsuit.
- Statute — Definition,
- A law established by an act of the legislature.
- Statutory Liability — Definition,
- Liability that is assigned by law and is not open for interpretation.
- Tort Law — Definition,
- Civil law or the laws that govern civil lawsuits.