Requirements

Requirements (Attachment of Security Interests) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of requirements. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Attachment of Security Interests is provided. Finally, the subject of Secured Transactions in relation with […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the United States Definition of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Settlement of civil disputes by means other than trial. The move to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) was prompted by a number of factors, but largely the time, expense, and […]

Notice Requirements

Notice Requirements (Agency Rulemaking) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of notice requirements. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Agency Rulemaking is provided. Finally, the subject of Administrative Law in relation with notice requirements is […]

Fees

Fees in the United States Fees and the State Laws Select from the list of U.S. States below for state-specific information on Fees: Fees in the Subject Index of the Alabama Portal Fees in the Subject Index of the Alaska Portal Fees in the Subject Index of the Arizona Portal Fees in the Subject […]

Agreements

Agreements in the United States Introduction to Agreements The purpose of Agreements is to provide a broad appreciation of the Agreements legal topic. Select from the list of U.S. legal topics for information (other than Agreements). Agreements (Franchises) This section introduces, discusses […]

Fraud

Fraud in United States Fraud Definition

The unlawful obtaining of another's property by design, but without criminal intent, and with the assent of the owner obtained by artifice or misrepresentation. Any cunning deception or artifice used to circumvent, cheat, or deceive another. […]

Elements

Elements in United States Elements Definition

Damage by the elements has been held synonymous with "damage by act of God." "The elements are the means by which God acts." 35 Cal. 416. Eligible, the term eligible relates to capacity of holding, as well as capacity of […]

Compensatory Damages

Compensatory Damages in the United States Compensation seeks to remedy not merely the injured economic value but also the pain and suffering to the defendant. The former is known as pecuniary losses (Vermögenscschäden) and the latter as non-material damages (Immaterieller Einbussen) […]

Costs

Costs in United States Costs Definition

A pecuniary allowance made by positive law to the successful party to a suit, or to some distinct proceeding in a suit in consideration of, and to reimburse, his probable expense. Abbott. See 4 N. M. 356. At common law, there were no costs by […]

Good Faith

Good Faith in United States Good Faith Definition

Honesty; absence of fraud, collusion, or deceit. 91 Wis. 464. See "Bona Fide Purchaser."

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Punitive Damages

Punitive Damages in the United States Punitive Damages Definition Punitive damages are those damages awarded in case of willful, wanton, or malicious conduct. They may even be available in cases of reckless negligence if the damages are particularly severe or in cases of fraudulent acts. […]

Remedies

Remedies in United States It is a maxim of law that for every wrong there is a remedy. Remedies are those legal aids that may be invoked by plaintiffs to cure the injuries done to them by defendants. There are a variety of remedies: monetary damages, injunctions, specific performance, and […]

Attorney Fees

Attorney Fees in United States Attorney Fees Definition Lawyer's Fee in this Legal Encyclopedia Attorney's Fee definition in the Law Dictionary Non Hourly Fees and Alternative Fee Structure by Rachel Glas The golden age of $1,000-an-hour billing continues to fade in 2010-2011 as U.S. law […]

Enforcement

Enforcement in the United States Enforcement in Environmental Law Both federal and state governments can enforce the pretreatment regulations. However, the EPA generally holds the permittee (the publicly owned treatment works) responsible for violations of its permit, even if an industry […]

Choice of Law

Choice of Law in the United States Choice of Law and Constitutional Rights According to theEncyclopedia of the American Constitution, "in the system of American federalism, some transactions and phenomena are governed by supreme federal law and others by state law. In the latter […]

Transfers

Assignments & Transfers (Franchises) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of assignments & transfers. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Franchises is provided. Finally, the subject of Business, Corporate Law in relation with assignments & transfers is […]

Breach of Contract

Breach Of Contract in the United States Introduction to Breach Of Contract The purpose of Breach Of Contract is to provide a broad appreciation of the Breach Of Contract legal topic. Select from the list of U.S. legal topics for information (other than Breach Of Contract). Bad Faith Tort […]

Injunctive Relief

Injunctive Relief (Remedies) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of injunctive relief. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Remedies is provided. Finally, the subject of Judicial Review in relation with injunctive relief is examined. Note that a list of […]