Roadblock – this term has got application in the area of Real Estate Law. There it refers to any type of obstruction that avoids free passage on open road, or contradicts with free access over any part of it. This…

Risk of investment – the Commercial Law establishes that investments made with trade purposes, usually keep a risk – namely it is not certain if the investment will bring a profit on a later stage. There are also unwritten rules…

Charitable – this legal term in the area of Administrative Law refers to any action that brings benefit in favor of the society (and investment without requesting profit). Charitable acts are not designed to bring profit to concrete private individuals.…

Chairperson – In the legal practice, this term finds application in the area of Administrative Law in some jurisdictions, where details the figure of a chairman on a meeting. He may be chosen among the participants on the meeting and…

Certificate for antecedents – in practice, this legal term has got application within the Inheritance and Probate Law. Usually it refers to official certificate with temporary validity, issued by the local courts, stating the life history and previous convictions of…

Casus foederis – this legal term comes from Latin. It has two different meanings: – In the area of Military Law, it details a treaty, forwarded by one nation towards another. Here a synonym is “casus bellli”. For example, one…

Casus belli – this legal term comes from Latin. It has been used in the area of Military Law in the past centuries, where referred to offenses or threats spread directly against another nation or country. Therefore a defense rising…

Cassetur billa – this legal term comes from Latin. In practice, it is used in the area of Court Proceedings, where details a judgment sustaining a plea in abatement, which cannot be avoided. It represents a type of statement that…

Case primae impresionis – this legal phrase comes from Latin and literally it means “a matter of first impression”. In the legal practice in Common Law systems particularly within the Court Trials to refer to a legal matter or issue,…