legal claim

legal claim

noun action, allegation, bill of commlaint, complaint, declaration, demand, lawsuit, legal process, right, suit, summons
Associated concepts: affirmative defenses, counterclaim
See also: demand, right
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Ladislaw: as I said before, not a legal claim, but one which my conscience recognizes.
It was impossible to make any judgment, or give any guess at what temper he would receive it in, or what measures he would take upon it; and if he should have so little government of himself as to make it public, we easily foresaw that it would be the ruin of the whole family, and expose my mother and me to the last degree; and if at last he should take the advantage the law would give him, he might put me away with disdain and leave me to sue for the little portion that I had, and perhaps waste it all in the suit, and then be a beggar; the children would be ruined too, having no legal claim to any of his effects; and thus I should see him, perhaps, in the arms of another wife in a few months, and be myself the most miserable creature alive.
Owing to the religious scruples of the Judge, Aggy was the servant of Richard, who had his services for a time,* and who, of course, commanded a legal claim to the respect of the young negro.
It would be settled on herself, and they would have no more legal claim on it than you,' would be the professional answer.
she had established almost a legal claim on any post that might be vacant there.
The change means that the legal claim challenging the definition by New Zealand Beekeeping has been resolved.
AN award-winning Holyhead area sales director who generated PS2 million for an estate agent has made a legal claim for age discrimination after complaining she was made to feel too old for the job - at the age of 53.
A POLICE force has settled a legal claim and "unreservedly apologised" to the parents of a 14-yearold boy who was murdered by another teenager after he was groomed through online gaming.
But the legal claim for unfavourable treatment as a part-time employee fails.
Summary: Trial uncertainty has thus far had little-known ramifications on legal claim valuations because measuring uncertainty seems like a rather nebulous task.
The model calculates the expected value of (or Cywealth' derived from) a legal claim as the probability-weighted combination of net present value cash flows from both trial and settlement.
The swathe of repayments leave Malaysian tycoon Tan as the only creditor with any legal claim over the club's assets, apart from the city council.