Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
1) To complain in a public way about an act, such as sending troops overseas, use of the death penalty, or adoption of a regulation or law. 2) To dispute the amount of property taxes, the assessed evaluation of property for tax purposes, or an import duty. 3) A written demand for payment of the amount owed on a promissory note that has not been paid or on a check that was refused by a bank.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:22 pm