A priori – this term comes from Latin and it means “from the cause to the result”. It  is used in the Court Trials to detail a decision that is considered to be certain, without performed analysis or legal investigation.

A posteriori – this term comes from Latin: Literally it means “subsequent to”. The term is used to describe that you have learnt something through your experience.

Antenuptial gift – in the area of Family Law in some jurisdictions this term describes a gift, given by one spouse to the other before marriage. A synonym of the “antenuptial gift” is the term “prenuptial gift”, which means the…

A fortiori  – this term comes from Latin. Literally it means “even stronger reason”. It is used to detail, that if one fact is proved, then this fact witll bring stronger legal value to another fact. The term is connected…

Actor sequitur forum rei  – this phrase comes from Latin. Literally it means “The plaintiff follows the forum of the property in lawsuit”. Nowadays in the area of Civil Law it refers to a legal maxim, ordering that a claimant…

Actori incumbit onus probandi – this legal phrase comes from Latin. Literally it means that the claimant bears the burden of proof. In the legal practice, it applies in the sphere of Litigation procedures, where details the legal maxim that…

Actores fabulae – this term comes from Latin. Within the area of Court Trials it details the figures of fictional participants in the process.

Actio temporalis – this term comes from Latin. It refers to these legal proceedings, that should be started before expiration of concrete deadline, usually embedded in the local legislation.

Actio quod metus causa – this term comes from Latin. Within the area of Litigation procedures, it refers to heavier actions, undertaken by creditor against the defendant. I.e. actions which will bring bigger penalties.