Legal boundary

An imaginary or invisible line dividing one person’s property from that of another. It is an exact line having no thickness or width and is rarely identified with any precision either on the ground and is not shown on Ordnance Survey mapping. The exact position of a boundary can be determined only by the court or…

Legal Capacity

The legal definition says that someone who lacks capacity cannot, due to an illness or disability such as a mental health problem, dementia or a learning disability, do the following: understand information given to them to make a particular decision retain that information long enough to be able to make the decision use or weigh…

Legal Redress

To set right, relief or remedy or a means of seeking relief or remedy. It can be putting right a wrong by compensation or compensation for injuries sustained; recovery or restitution for harm or injury; damages or equitable relief.

Letters of Administration

Letters of Administration are authority granted by a Probate Registry to someone interested in the estate of a person who has died without leaving a Will. The order allows the ‘administrator’ to carry out the duties relating to the estate.


A Levy is a duty carried out by a bailiff or sheriff under the authority of a warrant or writ of fi-fa, for a sum of money whereby goods of value belonging to the debtor are claimed with a view to removal and sale at a public auction in an attempt to obtain payment (see Execution…