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Leave

To give or dispose of by will. Willful departure with intent to remain away. Permission or authorization to do something.

Leave of court is permission from the judge to take some action in a lawsuit that requires an absence or delay. An attorney might request a leave of court in order to file an amended Pleading, a formal declaration of a claim, or a defense.

Cross-references

Desertion.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Anyone who truly believes she may have been left off by mistake can ask a mutual friend or relative to investigate.
He said: "It's obvious from the start of the season that Everton have picked up where they left off last year.
"I don't know what's going to happen, but it shouldn't take too long for me to pick up where I left off and I definitely have age on my side.
She is expected to pick up her life where she left off when she vanished--500 years previously.
West End carried on where they left off after the interval and added a second when Ross Morrison's pin-point cross was bulleted in by Stewart McConnachie.
Part One discusses the Samaritan Pentateuch (expanded like some of the Qumran documents, but with additional sectarian readings favoring Gerizim over Jerusalem, avoiding anthropomorphisms when speaking of the deity, and enhancing the status of Moses), the Samaritan Joshua (that begins with the time of Moses and takes the history down to the Roman occupation), and the Annals and chronicles (that continue the story where the Samaritan Joshua left off and continue the Samaritan story to modern times).
Architect and planner John West, picking up the presentation where Pertz left off, attacked the idea of superblocks and questioned just how public the public park between Gehry s residential towers would be as currently planned.
He was truly a renaissance man who did everything." Monroe adds that Parks "would want to make sure that young journalists and other young artists pick up where he left off."
Women's sale of meal and vegetables to the traders had been another source of income, and the Okfuskees greatly resented traders' establishment of plantations on their lands, mostly because they left off purchasing foodstuffs from Okfuskee women.
Writing obligates you to get up on Monday morning and go to a place in the narrative where you left off Sunday night, and it may not be what you're feeling."
Joshua is taking up where his father left off. When the store was robbed on September 11 by an armed man who threatened him and a co-worker, Joshua grabbed his gun and pursued the criminal to a getaway car.
A man who was awarded a posthumous George Cross for his heroism during the Birmingham blitz has been left off the official memorial.