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in law, active acquiescence or silent compliance by a person legally capable of consenting (see age of consent).
Consent: Agreement; voluntary acceptance of the wish of another.
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Consent - Agreement; voluntary acceptance of the wish of another.
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Consent Decree A court order to which all parties have agreed. It is often done after a settlement between the parties that is subject to approval by the court.
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It refers to an understanding and argreement between the parties of the lawsuit that leads to final judgement by the judge with reference to the agreement between the parties.
Written Consent: A document executed by either the shareholders or directors of a corporation in lieu of a formal meeting.
CONSENT - An agreement to something proposed, and differs from assent. Consent supposes: 1. A physical power to act; 2. A moral power of acting; 3. A serious, determined, and free use of these powers.
Informed Consent: Person's agreement to allow something to happen, such as a medical procedure, that is based on full disclosure of the facts necessary to make an intelligent decision.
In family law, age of consent refers to the age one can give meaningful consent to enter into a marriage. If over the age of 18 years, meaningful consent is presumed.
A listing of non-controversial bills and resolutions. No debate is in order for any item on the consent calendar.
A citizen residing within the district of a legislator.
Consent -Agreement; voluntary acceptance of the wish of another.
Conservatorship -Legal right given to a person to manage the property and financial affairs of a person deemed incapable of doing that for himself or herself.
CONSENT: An agreement of the parties resolving pending matters before the court.
CONTEMPT: The action of a person who willfully disobeys a court order or fails to comply with a court decision.
Consent: To voluntarily agree; to permit or approve.
Consequence: The natural result that takes place from an event; that which one would expect to happen. A painful lump on the head is a consequence of a severe blow to the head.
voluntary written admission of paternity or responsibility for support
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consent decree : A legal document, approved by a judge, that formalizes an agreement reached between EPA and potentially responsible parties (PRPs) through which PRPs will conduct all or part of a cleanup action at a Superfund site; ...
An agreement or voluntary acceptance of the wish of another.
Consent Calendar - A schedule of informal hearings involving a child in whom it appears it will serve the best interests of the child and society, with the consent of the child and all interested parties, to hear the case informally.
n. an order of a judge based upon an agreement, almost always put in writing, between the parties to a lawsuit instead of continuing the case through trial or hearing.
Agreement to an action or arrangement. See also: informed consent.
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IMPLIED CONSENT LAWS: (also called express consent) Laws adopted by all states that apply to testing for alcohol in the blood, breath or urine (most states have such laws that apply to testing for the use of drugs).
Requirement to take a chemical test when arrested for driving under the influence.
In chambers, or in private. A hearing in camera takes place in the judge's office outside of the presence of the jury and the public.
Implied consent laws: Also called "express consent". Laws adopted by all states that apply to testing for alcohol in the blood, breath or urine (most states have such laws that apply to testing for the use of drugs).
Implied Consent - Knowing indirectly (through conduct or inaction) that a person would agree or give permission.
Definition - Noun
1 a : compliance in or approval of what is done or proposed by another
: the voluntary agreement or acquiescence by a person of age or with requisite mental capacity who is not under duress or coercion and usu.
Consent Order: An agreement of the parties that is memorialized as a court order bearing the signature of a judge. Attorneys for the parties will determine the best instrument or instruments for recording the settlement terms.
Consentientes et agentes pari poena plectentur. Those consenting and those perpetrating are embraced in the same punishment. 5 Co. 80.
To consent or agree without action or protest. Inaction can bind a person legally just as direct action can. Implied recognition of the terms of a contract can be as binding as direct acceptance of that contract.
'[T]he consent of the wife is not required.'
In Moonshee, Justice Colville wrote words that smack of historical gender bias at its worse:
'The matrimonial law of the Mahomedans, like that of every ancient community, favors the stronger sex.' ...
n. consent when surrounding circumstances exist which would lead a reasonable person to believe that this consent had been given, although no direct, express or explicit words of agreement had been uttered. Examples: a) a "contract" ...
informed consent - Permission to do something which is given with complete knowledge of all relevant facts, such as the risks involved or any available alternatives.
Consent given after full disclosure of constitutional and other legal rights which impact on whether consent would be given.
Consent Order An order made by the court based upon the agreement of the parties. Divorce Order Final order made by a court in a divorce case. On taking effect, a divorce order legally ends a marriage.
TOP Abduction : To take someone away from a place without that person's consent or by fraud. See also "kidnapping". TOP Abet : The act of encouraging or inciting another to do a certain thing, such as a crime.
Rape Sex with a woman, other than a wife, without her consent. But many states have changed this basic definition to include sex with a minor (with or without consent; also known as statutory rape), sex with a man without his consent, ...
Informed Consent Giving the go-ahead for a serious surgical procedure or signing a contract for something as simple as roof repairs implies knowledge on the part of the person agreeing.
Essential to waiver is the voluntary consent of the individual.
warrant - n. An order by which the drawer authorizes one person to pay a particular sum of money.
Demurrers were abolished, and instead thereof it was provided that any point of law raised by the pleadings should be disposed of at or after the trial, provided that by consent or order of the court the same might be set down and disposed of before ...
Consent order: Court order agreed between both sides.
Consideration: Consideration has been defined as "some right, interest, profit or benefit accruing to the one party, or some forbearance, detriment, loss or responsibility given, ...
If all parties consent, criminal misdemeanor and civil trials can be heard by this court.
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Agency which serves civil and criminal process in federal courts.
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When a tenant sublets, he usually needs to obtain the landlord's prior written consent or licence to do so.
If the act was committed without consent, - as where the woman is stupified by drugs or liquors, or is deceived as to the nature of the act, or is overcome by duress or threats of murder, - the case may be rape, although there was no actual, ...
The law explicitly allows the right to make private copies of copyrighted work without the author's consent for published audiovisual works if the copy is not for commercial use.
It is limited to sex without consent and with a woman, and only where the victim is not the wife of the rapist.
To consent, implicitly or explicitly, to a transfer of a right. Often used to describe a situation where a tenant, by staying on location after the sale of the leased property, accepts to be a tenant of the new landlord; ...
Liens created without your consent are called nonconsensual liens, and include judgment liens (liens filed by a creditor who has sued you and obtained a judgment), ...
Agreement -Mutual consent.
Aid and Abet - To actively, knowingly, or intentionally assist another person in the commission or attempted commission of a crime.
Alien - A foreign-born person who has not qualified as a citizen of the country.
New York holds the following types of marriages as voidable: under the age of consent (DRL 7(1)), lack of consent due to lack of understanding (DRL 7(2)) inability to enter into the marital relationship (DRL 7(3)), force, duress or fraud (DRL 7(4)), ...
when the carrier changes the agreed upon route without the consent of the owner whose cargo the carrier is transporting.
acquiesce To give an implied consent to a transaction, to the accrual of a right, or to any act, by silence or without express assent.
acquire To gain by any means; usually by one's own exertions.
Rape: the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will, is incapable to give consent due to mental disorder, developmental or physical disability, intoxication, or unconsciousness, or if the act is committed by trickery.
Unlawful detainer - A detention of real estate without the consent of the owner or other person entitled to its possession.
Unliquidated debt - Remaining not determined; unassessed or unsettled; in dispute as to the proper amount.
guardian - A guardian has the authority to consent, on behalf of an infant, child or incompetent, to marriage, enlistment in the armed forces, or major medical, surgical, or psychiatric treatment. Includes legal custody.
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The principle by which the courts of one jurisdiction may consent to the laws or decisions of another. The comity of nations refers to the recognition accorded by one nation to the laws and institutions of another.
capacity pl: -ties 1 : a qualification, power, or ability (as to give consent or make a testament) created by operation of law 2 : an individual's ability or aptitude ;esp : mental ability as it relates to ...
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MAPP HEARING: A hearing to determine whether the police had probable cause or the defendant's consent to conduct the search of either the defendant's person or property. The remedy sought is suppression of the physical evidence obtained.
BATTERY : The unlawful beating or use of force on a person without his consent.
BEARER PAPER: A negotiable instrument which can be transferred by delivery. It does not require endorsement.
BENCH: Judge or judges composing a court.
unlawful detainerHolding real estate without the consent of the owner.
usuryCharging more interest than the law allows.
v venueThe county, city or geographical area in which a court may hear a case.
Abandonment: The action of one spouse leaving the marital home without consent of the other spouse. This is considered grounds for divorce in some states.
Abduction: Unlawfully taking another.
Consensu - Unanimously or, by general consent
Consensus ad idem - Agreement as to the same things
Contra - To the contrary ...
A law which derives its authority from the common consent of the people, without any legislative enactment. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 120. ... more ...
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