Warehouse lease contract – within the meaning of the Real Estate Law in some jurisdictions, this is a contract for lease up to a particular period of a storage hall (warehouse). With the clauses of the contract, the tenant receives…

Wardship – this legal term refers to the process of guarding an underage or incompetent person; who has got a legal guardian, appointed by the local court, to take care from them and to protect their legal interests, including with…

Ward – this term refers to the figure of an incompetent person who has got a legal guardian, appointed by the court, to take care of him and to supervise or take directly legal actions in the name of the…

Walking possession – In most jurisdictions this is a signed agreement by the judgment debtor not to remove goods or items levied by an enforcement agent under the authority of an execution order and to allow the local enforcement agent…

Waiver of subrogation – in some jurisdictions this is the name of a clause in a contract, giving up the right to enter a claim for damages and such clause has been used to reduce possibilities for lawsuits. In some…

Waiver of inheritance – In the Heritage Law, this legal term details a written confirmation, signed by a heir who states he does not want to accept the inheritance share, left by the decedent. Usually this is done where there…

Waiver of contract – this legal term refers to a situation where a party disclaims or relinquishes to a right that they may have otherwise had per the concluded agreement. According to the different legal systems, waivers could be or…

Waif – within the meaning given by the local Property law, this is a property which has been found and unclaimed by anybody. Usually after expiration of concrete deadline, where nobody claims ownership, such properties are then sold on public…

Wage tax – in some jurisdictions, this is considered a tax levied on the earnings/salaries earned by a private individual who works on a labor contract during the last tax year. The wage tax is a type of income tax…

Wage garnishment – Within the meaning, given by the Civil Law this is a non-bankruptcy legal proceeding before the local enforcement officer (or bailiff), whereby the judgment creditor pursues to receive part of the future salary of a debtor that…