Residential complex – the Building Law details the residential complex as a condominium for long-term living, not for a holiday short-term sleeps. In other words, the apartments are used not for business activities, but for personal habitation. Somewhere it is…

Residential care – in terms of Social Services in most jurisdictions, this is the care given by the Social Services in one country towards these persons who are incapable and who are not physically able to take personal care of…

Res gestae– This term comes from Latin and literally it means “things done”.In terms of Criminal Law it refers to a peculiar rule, used mostly in criminal cases, which allows hearsay if the statement or declaration is made during the…

Resettlement – the Immigration Law in some jurisdictions defines the resettlement as an act of governmental policy, which entitles immigrants to acquire legal status and then to reside legally in the welcoming country. There they are legally allowed to work…

Reset – this legal term applies in the sphere of Criminal Law in some legal systems. There it usually refers to the crime of acquiring or hiding goods, received via theft, so these won’t be found by its actual legal…

Reserve price – in public auctions within Litigation procedures, the bailiff may specify a minimum price, under which the offered asset won’t be sold to bidders. The role of such minimum price, called “reserve price” is to secure that a…

Reserve fund – the Corporate Law establishes a fund within a company, with the role to keep money for spending during unexpected events, where this money may be needed for the maintenance of the company and performing its normal business…

Reserved easement – within the meaning given by the Property law, this is the established legal right of path through neighboring plot, with the role to enable reaching public roads. The reserved easement grants the real estate owner a right…

Reserve component – in practice, this term applies in the Military Law in some jurisdictions, where refers to a reserve unit prepared to be used in army operation in case of need. In other words, the reserve component does not…

Reservation deposit – in the Conveyance Procedures, a real estate buyer usually is asked to put a deposit on the chosen property. This deposit is also known as “reservation” and is to be paid towards the seller. The reservation deposit…