De bonis non – From Latin: this term means “De bonis non administratis”. The term is used exclusively in estate matters and refers to cases where an estate is abandoned by an administrator only partially administered and somebody must be…

Death penalty – Also known as capital punishment, this is the most severe form of corporal punishment as it is requires law enforcement officers to kill the offender. Performance of the death penalty may include hanging from the neck, gassing,…

D.B.A. – Doing business act – within the sphere of the Intellectual Property Law, this is a term used to detail a name of a company, which name is not their officially registered name, but used to detail them in…

Date of service – this term finds application in the Court procedures in many jurisdictions, where it refers to the date, as detailed on the notification, on which the defendant in civil proceedings receives a copy of the claim together…

Date of cleavage – within the sphere of the Corporate Law, the term details the filling date of application towards the local Companies House for performance of voluntary bankruptcy of a local corporate body.