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Bare Plurals In Contracts?

Do they have any special interpretations in contracts? The reason that I ask is that I consider most bare plurals in common English to be ambiguous and ambiguity should be avoided...

I Would Appreciate Help!?

I am considering looking at a career in law enforcement, possibly I would like to be an attourney since Oliver Wendell Holmes was my great-great-great-great...grandfather. Any...

Comparison?

Hi, I'm a French student in law and I'm quite interested by English legal system. Nevertheless I am very surprised by the fact that even if England and France are in the European...

Motion &Amp;Amp; Petition?

does someone know what is a motion and what is a petition. BTW, i always say application rather than motion which to me has the similar meaning with the former. and a petition...

To Identify/Verify/Survey?

hi, everybody. i'm troubled with the four subject words. now could someone kindly tell which one fits in the following circumstance best. two parties signed a contract and disputes...

Defend?

to defend or to make a defense i presume is to make an argument against the opponent's allegation. but do you think it can be used in such way as shown below: the defendant...

Bear Witness/Testimony?

do the two differ in any way? for me, i tend to say someone bears witness and gives testimony in the court. i don't say "to bear testimony. "

Legal Plurals?

How do you pluralize "Last Will and Testament"? Wills and Testments, Will and Testaments, or something else? How about "Power of Attorney"? Powers of Attorney or Power of Attorneys...

Advance/Prospective/Anticipated/Expected...

i'm wondering which one of the subject four phrases is correct or most commonly employed. Let me give you the context: Party A contracts Party B for purchase of a cargo. so Party...

Legal Protection Of In Vitro Culture Techniques...

Hello, all! I hardly understand what this is about, could someone give me a hand and correct what is simply jargon to me? Many thanks! It is a matter for the company of being...

Inns Of Court?

I have been offerred a place to study BAR at the inns of court.i understand there are four inns of court in London. they are MIddle Temple, Lincoln's Inn, Inner Temple and Gray...

This Part Is Great!?

hello everyone. I'm glad to see Legal English was launched as one part of this forum. I studied law in university, and hope here will be a good place to learn legal english.

Termes D'une Citation Directe Au Tribunal...

Aidez moi please à traduire ces termes "Citation directe devant le tribunal correctionnel" et aussi: -entendre déclarer l'action recevable en la forme -entendre ordonner l'execution...

Structure Makes Interpertation Difficult...

I have this sentence and can't really interpert what it means: No building shall be erected, altered, placed or permitted to remain on the premises other than one detached...

Legislative Lingo?

"Notwithstanding any other provision in this Act, the department of ABC shall be responsible for the payment of all xyz out of appropriated funds." One lawyer said the "notwithstanding...
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