Dictionary of Legal Terms

Ward
1) A person in the custody or under the protection of a guardian ...

Warrant
In general, authority or a document granting some specific author...

Warranty Deed
A type of deed in which the maker guarantees that the title to th...

Whistleblower
In employment or workplace law, an employee who tells public auth...

Will
A document in which a person (the testator) directs how his or he...

Will Substitute
A device (for example, a trust) used instead of a will to transfe...

Workers' Compensation
A program that provides replacement income and medical expenses t...

Writ
1) An order of a court directing that a person or entity undertak...

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