An order of the court. The court orders the seizure or attachment of a defendant's property (or that of a judgment debtor) that is in the possession or control of a third party. The person or corporation in possession of the property of the...
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[Last updated in August of 2021 by the Wex Definitions Team]
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A write-off means removing an asset from the books, especially as a loss or expense, while to “deduct” an item means to subtract it from gross income or adjusted gross income when calculating taxable income.
A period of time running from any date until the same date in the following year, e.g. from January 1 to January 1 of the following year. At common law, the statute of limitations for filing certain claims and prosecuting certain crimes. The...
See year and a day.Illustrative caselaw
See, e.g. Rogers v. Tennessee, 532 U.S. 451 (2001).See also
Year and a day rule
1) To give something up or surrender control, especially when required by law.
2) To bring forth a result, as when a search yields criminal evidence or an investment yields a profit.Illustrative caselaw
See, e.g. Schneckloth v...
A witness whose testimony is clearly biased in favor of the party for whom he or she is testifying.Illustrative caselaw
See, e.g. Mayes v. Gibson, 2010 F.3d 1284, 1291 (10th Cir. 2000).