Latin terms

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A Latin term meaning "from what comes before." In legal arguments, a priori generally means that a particular idea is taken as a given.

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A Latin term meaning "by intestacy." The term refers to laws governing the succession of property after its previous owner dies without a valid will.

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A Latin term meaning "according to [the] value [of something]". The term is used in taxation to designate taxes levied against property, real or personal, at a certain rate based upon the property's value.

An ad valorem tax is levied according...

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A Latin term referring to a bill to quiet title in the area of real property law.

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A Latin term meaning nature [wild] animals. Any animals that are not designated domesticated animals by law.

See real property.

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A Latin term meaning "in the matter of".

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A latin term meaning third-party standing. See standing.

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Latin, "scattered" or "spread throughout." The term is used synonymously with "here and there" to indicate that the materials cited or referenced can be found throughout the indicated source. Passim has been replaced with the signal see generally in...