name for the Uniform Child Custody
Jurisdiction Act, which sets out
the law when more than one state
is involved in a custody dispute.
name for the Uniform Interstate
Family Support Act, which in many
states has replaced URESA
the basis for interstate enforcement
of support orders.
trial, evidence is considered an
ultimate fact if its existence is
necessary to prove a required element
of the crime. A foundation of facts
must often be established before
the court will allow an ultimate
fact to be introduced into evidence.
The mere statement by a witness
that "John is a crook" is not sufficient
to prove John committed a larceny.
coverage where one may make a claim
against one's own insurance to recoverdamages
that exceed what the negligent partys'
insurance will cover.
insurance coverage allowing for
recovery when one is injured due
to the negligence of a person without
liability insurance coverage.
agreement that is so grossly unfair
that no sensible person would be
likely to have entered into it unless
that person were acting under duress
or was unaware of the agreement's
governmental action, law or police
conduct which violates the fundamental
principles of the constitution.
The ultimate determination of constitutionality
is the U.S. Supreme Court.
made by a state agency to workers
who lose their jobs through no fault
of their own.
from the government to a worker
who has lost his or her job. These
benefits are exempt property in
group of employees who organize
in order to further their common
interests as employees. Also known
as a "labor union".
contract between a union and an
employer that covers the union workers'
wages, working conditions, and procedures
for complaining about problems on
the job. Also known as a "collective
bargaining agreement" or "CBA".
lawsuit filed by a landlord to evict
debt that is not secured by collateral.
money at an interest rate higher
than that allowed by law.
name for the Uniform Reciprocal
Enforcement of Support Act, which
establishes procedures for interstate
enforcement of support orders.