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We Stand For you

You accuse we prove !

Defendant: The person being arrestes and accused of a crime Ex. The plaintiff accuses the defendant of soething and he gets arrested.

verdict: a decision made by the jury . Ex. The jury finds you guilty of Armed Robery.Trial: formal examinationof evidence before a judge and typically before a jury, in order to decide guilt in a case of criminal or civil proceedings. Ex. Going to trial to prove your innocence or guilt on a case. Preponderance: Evidence required in a civil case and is contrasted with " beyond a reasonable doubt".

Plaintiff: Person who brings the case against another.ex. The plaintiff is going against the defendant.

Arbitration: The use of arbitrator to settle a dispute Ex. I wreck my friends car and we agree on a way for me to repay her without court help

Mediation: Intervention in dispute in order to resolve it (arbitration)Ex. A third party/ person coming in to help solve the situationSummons: an order to appear before a judge or magistrate.Ex: if summon is told to appear in court.Complaint: A statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable.Appeal: apply to a higher court for reversal of the decision of a lower courtEx. If you are not satidfied with the outcome that the lowere court gives you then you can appeal to a higher court.

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Pretrial conference: a conference held before the trial begins to bring the parties together to outline didcovery proceedings and to define their issues to be tried. more useful in civil than law cases.Pleadings: A formal statementof the cause of an action or defense.Ex. You might hear someone say at the beginning of court that that plead guilty or innocent, and sometimes a person will plead guilty to receieve lesser time (plea bargain).



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