The High Court is a supreme court of justice. In England and Wales, a civil court comprising three divisions: Queen’s Bench – civil disputes for recovery of money, including breach of contract, personal injuries, libel/slander Family – concerned with matrimonial maters and proceedings relating to children Chancery – property matters including fraud and bankruptcy
A High Court Enforcement Officers is an officer appointed by the Lord Chancellor to enforce High Court judgements and orders.
To Hire is to borrow something for a period of time.
HM Land Registry is the government organisation that keeps record of the ownership of all registered land.
A company which controls another company, usually by owning more than half of its shares.
A Home Court is the court nearest to the defendant’s business or home.
Occupancy of a piece of real property coupled with a claim of ownership (which may be implied by actions, such as putting in a fence) over anyone, including the holder of recorded title.
A Hostile Witness is awitness who gives negative evidence against the party who called them as a witness. AKA Adverse Witness.
House Arrest is the state of being kept as a prisoner in one’s own house, rather than in a prison.
A House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) is a house occupied by at least 3 unrelated persons (eg a family) but share facilities like the bathroom and kitchen.