Abeyance – the term has several different meanings: – It could mean “suspension of certain legal rights”. – It could also refer towards a legal status of real estate where its ownership has not yet been related to the concrete…

Abet – this term literally means “help in wrongdoing”. It finds application in the Criminal Law. There it refers to the act of advising, helping or treating another person to commit a crime or to do a fraud. This crime…

Aberratio ictus – this legal term comes from Latin. Literally it means “accidental harm”. In the modern practice, it applies: 1)  in the area of Tort Law. There it refers to the accidental wrongful action, done by a person that…

Aberrant behavior – within the meaning of the Criminal Law, the term aberrant behavior details the non-planned performance of a crime. For example, if the person, who will turn to be a victim later, is aggressive in the first moment…

Aberemurder – within the meaning of the Criminal Law, aberemurder details a spontaneous murder. It is usually caused by the advanced behavior of the killed individual. For example, if the person, who will turn to be a victim later, is…

Abearance – this term is used in the sphere of Criminal Law. It applies to a situation where for example, the behavior of an arrested person is called abearance. Usually, abearance is detailed in a document and gives details about…

Abduction – This legal term finds application within the Criminal Law. There it means to take someone away from a concrete place without that person’s consent or by fraud. Therefore in most jurisdictions, in order to occur, such criminal act…

Abdication – this term literally means to give up, to refuse further usage of the power of ruling an organization. For example, the director of a foundation could abdicate from their chair. This could be done due to personal reasons.…

Abbrochment – this term applies to the Commercial Law in most jurisdictions.  Abbrochment is considered to be an intentional activity by a sole trader of monopolizing goods. The trader in such situation purchases all available goods of this kind. He/she…

Abbacinare – this term has been used in the Criminal Law back in time. Then it referred to an archaic type of punishment. It has applied as the guilty criminals have been blinded by executors. Such ancient punishments have been…