A Deed is a legal document, signed by both parties, which sets out the terms of an agreement.
Deed of Separation is a contract drawn up by a solicitor that outlines the financial terms of a separation/divorce.
When someone says or publishes something that makes people think badly of you or your busines, or which damages your reputation and causes hurt feelings. Defamation can be of two types: libel or slander.
A Default Judgment may be obtained without a hearing by the claimant if the defendant fails to reply or pay within a 14 day period after service of the claim. A claimant can apply for a default judgment if the amount claimed is specified or for a judgment on liability if the amount claimed is…
Defence or defending a claim is when the defendant disputes the claim made by the claimant.
The person who has a claim made against them. They can defend (dispute the claim) or admit liability, in part or in full.
A Defendant is a person standing trial or appearing for sentence.
Defer is an intentional delay until a future date.
Delinquent is a civil law term for he who has been guilty of some crime, offense, or failure of duty.
The term Demeanor is used to characterise the appearance and the look and the attitude of a witness.