Extension request – the term has the legal meaning of a sworn statement by the trade mark owner stating that they still have an intention to use the mark in commerce and need some additional time for it.

Extended term insurance – in the area of the Insurance Law, the term refers to a nonforfeiture option which may be included with insurance to extend the coverage for a limited period of time upon the failure of a policy-holder…

Ex rel– this is an abbreviation of “ex relatione”. The term comes from Latin for “on the relation of.” and it refers to information or legal action taken that is not based on first-hand experience but is based on the…

Expunge – it means to physically erase; to white or strike out. To “expunge” something from a court record means to remove every reference to it from the court file.

Expert Witness – the term refers to the figure of an expert professional appointed by the court on a specific hearing to present written report – i.e. evidence on a subject in which they are qualified or have expertise. See…

Ex post facto – From Latin: this term means: After the fact. Legislation is called ex post facto if the law attempts to extend backwards in time and punish acts committed before the date of the law’s approval. Such laws…

Ex patriate – in the Immigration Law, this legal term details the legal figure of a person who has abandoned his or her country of origin and citizenship and has become a subject or citizen of another country.