lawful claim

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Eugene Egan, prosecuting, said this was a lawful claim at the outset but one which became fraudulent when his investments matured.
Gary Walker made a lawful claim for incapacity payments after being injured at work in 1998.
With the acquisition of these rights, the Company now has the lawful claim to ownership.
Unless this is income upon which the child has a lawful claim, or unless the parent who lives in that new situation asks for a reduction in an award on account of a need for parental subsistence, the new situation is irrelevant to any calculation of income.
Heavily influenced by Wayne Hage's book, Storm Over Rangelands, proponents argue that public-land ranchers have a lawful claim to some of the property rights that make up the federal West.
Hymers, of Collingwood Gardens, Felling, Gateshead, made a lawful claim for income support as long ago as 1990.
They have got to back to their country and if they want to make a lawful claim for immigration, they have got to do that back in the country from where they came.
Shelly Vitty launched a lawful claim for income support in 2002 but later failed to tell the DWP she was living with her partner.
The federal government must improve dispute resolution and initiate a faster and fairer process to settle lawful claims and honour historic treaty obligations," he said.
In exercising this inherent authority, an appropriate balance must be struck between condemning as unprofessional or unethical litigation tactics undertaken solely for bad faith purposes, while ensuring that attorneys will not be deterred from pursuing lawful claims, issues or defenses on behalf of their clients or from their obligation as an advocate.
Protecting Gay and Lesbian's rightful claims where there are shared material resources, pensions, guardian relationships, mutual powers of attorney and other such lawful claims typically attendant to contractual relationships that involve shared contributions, responsibilities, liabilities and equal protection before the law, is the right of all US couples whether straight or gay/lesbian.