Aggravating Circumstance is a condition that makes the accused more liable. The more severe punishment is given to cases with brutality.
Where two parties reach consensus on a set of facts or course of action. For example, when a formerly married couple agree the terms of their divorce.
The tenant has special rights including, when the tenancy finishes, the right to compensation for improvements to the land. If the land has deteriorated the tenant must compensate the landlord.
Helping someone to commit a crime.
A false name or cover name.
An Alibi is a form of defense used in criminal procedures where the accused attempts to prove that he or she was in another place at the time the alleged offense was committed.
The transfer of property (particularly real property) from one person to another.
An Allegation is a formal claim or assertion against someone that they have done something illegal or wrong, typically one made without proof.
The process by which a judge assigns a defended civil case, to one of three case management tracks: the small claims track, the fast track or the multi-track.
A case (claim) is allocated to a case management track, when an allocation questionnaire has been returned completed by the people involved (parties) in the case. Reponses to the questionnaire provide a judge with information on case value and other matters, to assist him or her to allocate the case to the correct track.