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v. 1) for a judge to set aside or annul an order or judgmen


n. moving about without a means to support oneself, without

valuable consideration

n. a necessary element of a contract, which confers a benef


n. 1) an exception to a zoning ordinance, authorized by the

vehicular manslaughter

n. the crime of causing the death of a human being due to i


n. a buyer, particularly of real property.


n. a seller, particularly of real property.


(ven-eer-ay) n. the list from which jurors may be selected.


n. 1) the proper or most convenient location for trial of a


n. the decision of a jury after a trial, which must be acce


n. the declaration under oath or upon penalty of perjury th


v. to give an absolute right to title or ownership, includi


adj. referring to having an absolute right or title, when p

vested remainder

n. the absolute right to receive title after a presently ex

vexatious litigation

n. filing a lawsuit with the knowledge that it has no legal

vicarious liability

n. sometimes called "imputed liability," attachment of resp


n. someone who takes the law into his/her own hands by tryi


prep. to wit, or namely. Example: "There were several probl


adj. referring to a statute, contract, ruling or anything w

void for vagueness

adj. referring to a statute defining a crime which is so va


adj. capable of being made void. Example: a contract entere

voir dire

(vwahr [with a near-silent "r"] deer) n. from French "to se

voluntary bankruptcy

n. the filing for bankruptcy by a debtor who believes he/sh

voting trust

n. a trust which solicits vote proxies of shareholders of a

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