Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA): The law that gives the court the power to issue and enforce its child and/or spousal support orders in different states. Substitute Tribunal: The court that has power over the affairs of a deceased person, guardianship and supervises the trustees. Detention: When a person is temporarily detained until the court has made a final decision. Surety: A legal paper that a person buys from a surety and gives to the court instead of the money. If the defendant does not appear in court as ordered, the debtor must pay the amount of the security to the court. Locus standi – The legal right to bring legal action. Only a person with a legally recognized interest in the matter has the right to take legal action. Good reason: A good reason. For example, a person must have a “good reason” (better reason than not having a car or forgetting the court date) because they did not come to a hearing. Estate Court – The court responsible for supervising the administration of the estate. Exceptions – Statements made by a party in civil or criminal proceedings that reserve the right to appeal a judge`s decision upon request or objection.

These are no longer needed to protect errors in New Mexico courts. Also in regulatory matters, objections of one of the two parties to points of the other party or to decisions of the Agency or one of its Hearing Officers. Confidentiality and privileges: The right of a lawyer to keep his or her client`s information private and not to share it with others. There are three exceptions: 1. If the lawyer believes that his client is going to commit a crime and that he cannot arrest the client. 2. If the lawyer believes that his client will be injured. 3. If the client lied in court after swearing to tell the truth. Disposition: An agreement on a matter between the parties to legal proceedings. Supreme Court: 1.

The highest trial court in New York State. 2. The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest court in the country. Liberation from oppression, injustice or injustice. In this sense, it is used as a general term for the assistance, remedy or service that a complainant requests in the hands of a court, especially fairness. Court: 1. The place where cases are heard. 2.

A judge or group of judges whose job it is to try cases and practice justice. See Bank. Search Warrant – Orders that a specific location be searched for objects that, if found, can be used as evidence in court. Search warrants require that a probable reason be issued. Instructions from a judge to the jury before it begins to deliberate on the factual questions it must answer and the legal rules it must apply. Custody: The right and responsibility to make decisions about a child`s health, education and well-being. There are two types of custody orders: joint custody and sole custody (one parent). Written statements submitted to the court describing a party`s legal or factual allegations about the case. Children`s Advocate: A lawyer hired by the court to represent a child. Offense: An act that violates (violates) the law, and the court may sentence a person to jail or pay a fine.

A crime can include a crime, misdemeanour or injury. See also Crime and public offence. A complete collection of all documents filed with the court in a case. pro se – Latin term meaning “in one`s own name”; In the courts, these are people who present their own case without a lawyer. innocent: Free from legal fault. Found not guilty by a court. Acquitted. See acquittal.

Schedule: A daily list of all cases to be tried in a courtroom. “Calendar” means something to give a case a day, an hour and a courtroom. Habeas Corpus – A memoir often used to bring a prisoner to justice to determine the lawfulness of his detention. A prisoner who wants to argue that there is no sufficient reason to be detained would file a writ of arrest in habeas corpus. It can also be used to bring a person into custody to court, to testify or to be prosecuted. Petition: A document that is sworn in and asks the court to commence summary or special proceedings. It works in the same way as a complaint in a civil case. Contested divorce: A case in which a person does not want divorce action. This means that the parties cannot agree on the terms of their divorce.

Moving party: The person who asks the court to do or not to do something by making an application. Custody: The custody, control and maintenance of a child by a court. Custody may be given to a parent, but it is usually entrusted to a parent. This term is also used to describe who the child lives with. Recognition of paternity: A voluntary written declaration of the mother and biological father in which they say that the husband is the father of the child. A properly executed declaration has the same effect as a court order. Manifestation Determination: An assessment in which the Individual Education Program (IEP) team determines whether a special education student`s misbehavior, which could normally lead to exclusion, is really the direct result of that student`s disability and is not a reason to expel the student from school. The timing of proceedings before a court at a given time or session. A law which derives its authority from the customs and traditions of the elders or from the judgments and decrees of the courts. Also called “jurisprudence”. Disputed: 1.

Irrelevant. 2. Has no practical meaning. 3. A point of contention is a matter that is not decided by the judge because it is not discussed by either party or resolved amicably. Court Administrator/Court Clerk – An official appointed by the court to oversee the administrative and extrajudicial activities of the court. Decision: Judgment or judgment of a court. See also decree or judgment. Will: A legal document that lists a person`s wishes for what will happen to their personal property after their death. Certificate of Civil Invalidity Reparation: May be issued by the court to a defendant who has been sentenced to a revocable sentence (probation, parole, etc.) or a sentence that does not constitute an obligation to a state prison.

The certificate removes any suspension of his employment that has been required by law because of his conviction. The application for a certificate may be submitted to the registry of the court where the judgment was rendered.