Nursement – the term describes a permanent support (usually a financial one) given monthly or annually in some jurisdictions, towards a person in need.

Nunc pro tunc – The term comes from Latin and is used for: “now for then”. It refers to the doing of something late (after it should have been done in the first place), with effect as if it had…

Nullity application – this term in the area of Divorce Law is used to detail an application, entered by one of the spouses to the local Civil Court for a declaration that a marriage be declared ‘void’ or be annulled…

Nullifying decision – this term is used in court trials, where describes a decision of the appealed court, overturning a previous decision taken by the lower court on the concrete legal dispute, so that the prior decision is invalidated. A…

Nuisance – this term in the sphere of Tort Law details a tort, representing excessive or unlawful use of someone’s property to the extent of unreasonable annoyance or inconvenience to a neighbor or to the public.

Nudum pactum – The term comes from Latin and means: A rule for those agreements which are called “naked”- yet without consideration, such as a unilateral undertaking, which may bind a person morally, but not under contract law, in those…

Nobility – this term refers to the age of 16, allowed for marriage in some legal systems. Alternative meaning is of a privileged society; an aristocracy.

No win no fee – this term refers to an option of the Common Law system for entering into an agreement with your lawyer about performance of a court case and its payment, but not applicable in some legal systems,…

Novation – This term details a legal action in the Law of Contracts, replacing an existing obligation with a new one within a concrete agreement. In simple words, new clauses or even new contract substitutes an old one, with the…

Nourishment – the term describes a permanent financial support given monthly or annually in some jurisdictions, towards a person in need.