A Devi is an individual who is given freehold land by a Will.
Devise is to leave land in a will.
the transfer of title to real property by the automatic operation of law. 2) n. the transfer of rights, powers or an office (public or private) from one person or government to another.
the first questioning of a witness during a trial or deposition (testimony out of court), as distinguished from cross-examination by opposing attorneys and redirect examination when the witness is again questioned by the original attorney.
Directions are case management instructions given by the judge which give a time-table for pre-trial procedures. In cases allocated to the small claims track the judge will usually give standard directions, in cases allocate to the multi-track, there may be several hearings on directions.
The inability of a person to handle their own affairs, for instance through mental illness or a minor under 18 years of age, which prevents involvement in civil legal proceedings without representation.
A payment made by a professional person, such as a solicitor or accountant, on behalf of a client. The money is claimed back by including it on the bill for professional services which is sent to the client.
A Discharge is a type of sentence where no punishment is imposed. An absolute discharge is unconditional: the defendant is not punished, and the case is over. In some jurisdictions, an absolute discharge means there is no conviction despite finding that the defendant is guilty.
In employment law, disciplinary action is a process for dealing with job-related behavior that does not meet expected and communicated performance standards.
A Disclaimer is a statement that denies something, especially responsibility. An act of repudiating a claim, warranty, or bequest.