legal cap

Also found in: Dictionary.

Legal Cap

Long stationery with a wide left-hand margin and a narrow right-hand margin, used by attorneys.

The trend of the courts is to move away from permitting a document of this size to be filed. Courts presently recommend or require the use of standard size paper.

legal cap

(US) ruled yellow writing paper, about 8 by 13.5 inches with the fold at the top, for use by lawyers.
References in periodicals archive ?
Shotguns are the only firearms allowed for dove hunting and the legal cap of 10-gauge is a lot more than you'll need.
Wistron even managed to cut the discount rate for its GDRs to only 2%, compared with typical 10% for GDRs issued by tech firms in the past or maximum legal cap of 20%, giving the market sentiment a strong boost.
The legal cap of 3 percent ethanol concentration in gasoline is stricter than in Brazil and the U.
In fact, many low-level offenders are so familiar with the jail release system that they use correct jail jargon to inquire about being "CBR'd," the jail staff slang for the "capacity-based release" decisions that are required when the jail population exceeds its legal cap, Marshall said.
Legal cap on interest rates effective way of aiding poor
It will reduce the current legal cap on non-economic damages from $400,000 to $250,000, create a cap on the amount of punitive damages that juries can award, and raise the standard of proof required to impose punitive damages.
If he were to double it, it would increase the clamour from some Labour MPs, as well as from Liberal Democrats, for a legal cap on individual donations to parties.
27 percent overage from Class III to the other classes could bring the residential classes up more - without going over the 5 percent mark - and the commercial properties down less, or even up to the 5 percent legal cap.
The ILCU recently called on the Government to put a legal cap on the interest rates charged by moneylenders in Ireland.