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dispositional report
In Juvenile Court, a written report relating to the child's mental, physical, and social history, submitted by the juvenile probation department or other designated agency to assist the judge in determining a proper disposition.
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Disposition 1) The court's final determination of a lawsuit or criminal charge. 2) The act of transferring care, possession, or ownership to another, such as by deed or will.
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final disposition
"Final disposition" means the burial, interment, cremation, removal from the state or other authorized disposition of a dead body or fetus, except that when removal from the state is conducted by the holder of a certificate of removal registration issued under ORS 692.

DISPOSITION - French law. This word has several acceptations; sometimes it signifies the effective marks of the will of some person; and at others the instrument containing those marks.

(1) Determination of a charge; termination of any legal action. (2) A sentence of a juvenile offender.
The disagreement of one or more judges of a court with the decision of the majority.

~ - The order of a juvenile court determining what is to be done with a minor already adjudged to be within the court's jurisdiction. In criminal cases, the settlement of a case.

~: A final decision on a criminal charge-the charge is 'disposed of.' It could be either a conviction or an acquittal, but it always means that the criminal charge is resolved (no longer pending) by the action.

~: the result of a judicial proceeding by withdrawal, settlement, order, judgment or sentence
dissolution of marriage: the effect of a judgment of dissolution of marriage is to restore the parties to the state of unmarried persons
docket: a document which summarizes a case ...

~: The Judicial Officer's written order as to how the case was decided.
DISTRICT ATTORNEY: A government prosecutor of suspected crimes. See also CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. In Delaware, the prosecutor is referred to as the Attorney General. ...

~: The final settlement or determination of the case.
DISTRICT ATTORNEY: An attorney who is the elected or appointed chief of a prosecution agency, and whose official duty is to represent the state in criminal proceedings against those accused of crimes.

~: The manner in which a case is settled or resolved.
Dissolution: The legal end of a marriage, also called a divorce.
Diversionary Programs: Community based programs that are used to keep eligible, convicted criminal offenders out of prison.

~ - The parting with, alienation of, or giving up property. In criminal procedure, the sentencing or other final settlement of a criminal case.
~/Receipt Card - Written report of the judge's action in a case.

~ - The sentencing or other final settlement of a case.
Dissent - (Verb) To disagree. (Noun) An appellate court opinion setting forth the minority view and outlining the disagreement of one or more judges with the decision of the majority.

~: The final decision by the court in a dispute.
disqualification: When a judge decides (usually voluntarily) not to hear a case.

~ Final result, or termination, of a trial; usually refers to the sentence or other punishment imposed following a criminal or juvenile court case; a ~ hearing is a hearing in a juvenile court case, at which the court decides upon the sentence to be imposed.

n. the court's final determination of a lawsuit or criminal charge
v. to eject someone from real property, either legally or by self-help ...

~ -- Determination of a case, whether by dismissal, plea and sentence, settlement and dismissal, verdict and judgment.

Once a case has concluded, it is said to have been disposed of. Possible ~s include: conviction by trial or plea, dismissal, and acquittal.
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~ in juvenile court in which proceedings are suspended and child is continued under supervision in his/her own home under terms and conditions negotiated with probation services and agreed to by all parties concerned. Also, a court decree to which all parties agree.
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A ~ or condition of the body or mind acquired by custom or a frequent repetition of the same act. See 2 Mart. Lo. Rep. N.... more
civil law. It was the right of a person to live in the house of another without prejudice to the property. 2. It... more ...

"Summary ~ is ... available ... when immediate punishment is necessary to put an end to acts disrupting the proceedings, such as threats to the judge, disturbances in the courtroom or insolencebefore the court." ...

testamentary ~
n. how the terms of a will divide the testator's (will writer's) ...
testamentary trust
n. a trust created by the terms of a will. Example: "The residue ...

~A judicial officer's decision. (see "Judgment")DiversionIn criminal law, removal of a case from the usual process. The police or Crown attorney may divert a case if certain conditions are met. There are various formal and informal pre-charge and post-charge diversion programs.

as the result of a sale, exchange, or other ~ of an asset [realized a loss when the house was ...
a real estate agent or broker who is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS, and its local and state associations.
: real property at property
Reapportion ...

plea bargaining - The process whereby the accused and the prosecutor in a criminal case work out a mutually satisfactory ~ of the case subject to court approval.

plea bargaining A process whereby the prosecutor and defense attorney negotiate a mutually satisfactory ~ of the case. The court and the defendant must approve of any settlements. pleading The formal allegations by the parties of their respective claims and defenses.

Judgment The first ~ of a lawsuit. Default judgment is a judgment rendered because of the defendant's failure to answer or appear. Summary Judgment is a judgment given on the basis of pleadings, affidavits, and exhibits presented for the record without any need for a trial.

" Will A written and signed statement, made by an individual, which provides for the ~ of their property when they die. (See also codicil and probate.) Wire-tapping An electronic surveillance device which secretly listens in and records conversations held over a phone line.

The ~ of the MDL cases is determined by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML), which is a committee of seven federal district and appellate judges appointed by the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court.

Testamentary: Providing for the ~ of property after death by a will and therefore in accordance with the personal desires of decedent. Formalities in the state statute must be complied with in order for the ~ to be approved and not subject to challenge.

Remand - To send back. A ~ by an appellate court that results in sending the case back to the original court from which it came for further proceedings.
Reply - Pleading by the plaintiff in response to the defendant's written answer.

Plea Bargaining or Plea Negotiating: The process through which an accused person and a prosecutor negotiate a mutually satisfactory ~ of a case. Usually it is a legal transaction in which a defendant pleads guilty in exchange for some form of leniency.

~s by will may also be regarded as consensual transactions, since the effect of a will is to provide for the distribution of the deceased person's property to nominated beneficiaries.

Dismiss: The termination of a case without a final ~ of the matter.
Dissolution of Marriage: A legal judgment that severs a marriage relationship and returns each person to single status.
Dissolution: The legal end of a marriage.

Wil:l The most basic legal document outlining the ~ of a person's estate in the event of death.
Wild deed: An improperly recorded deed.
Will: A legal declaration that disposes of a person's property when that person dies.

When a court renders a decision in a case based upon its ~ of certain issues, those same issues cannot be litigated again in another case in which a party to the previous case, who litigated or had the opportunity to litigate the decided issues, participated.

This may be because the testator failed to make a will at all; or because his will does not make any effective ~ of property (total intestacy); or because his will effectively disposes of some, but not all, of his property (partial intestacy).

Tenent in fee-simple, or tenent in fee, is he that has lands, tenements, or hereditaments, to hold to him and his heirs forever - generally, absolutely and simply; without mentioning what heirs, but referring that to his own pleasure or to the ~ of the law. 2 Bl. Com. 106, 105.

Plea-bargaining: The process whereby the accused and the prosecutor negotiate a mutually satisfactory ~ of the case. The defendant may plead guilty to a lesser offense or to only one or some of the charges.

French, meaning "on the bench." All judges of an appellate court sitting together to hear a case, as opposed to the routine ~ by panels of three judges. In the Ninth Circuit, an en banc panel consists of 11 randomly selected judges.
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"Held": Holding a case in abeyance, pending the ~ of another case.

interlocutoryTemporary. Often used to describe a court order that is not a final ~ of the case but only decides some point in it.

The identity of persons who handle evidence between the time of commission of the alleged offence and the ultimate ~ of the case.

A group of legislators from the same house of the General Assembly organized for the purpose of performing certain legislative functions and to consider and decide on the ~ of legislation in a certain area of the law. Committees are the public forums of legislation.

A county, district or state to which an interstate case is forwarded by the initiating jurisdiction for legal ~.
Responding State
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An application may be suspended for a variety of reasons. These include waiting for the ~ of a cited prior pending application to be determined or waiting for an assignment of ownership to be recorded. Applicants do not need to respond to suspension letters.

An order is a direction by the court which is not included in a judgment. An interlocutory order is a ruling on an intervening matter, a temporary or pendente lite order. A final order is a complete ~ of the matter pending before the court. an order is requested by the filing of a motion.

Where someone holds property of the estate that should be in the control of the trustee, the court has the power to compel that person to turn the property over to the trustee for ~.

See also: See also: What is the meaning of Law, Person, Court, State, Will?

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