Pyramiding of benefits – in the area of Tort claims, this term refers to a claimant who has received compensation for damages on the same occasion more than once (for example, after completing in his/her favor two identical court cases).…

Pyramid fraud – this legal term is used in the area of Criminal Law in some jurisdictions, where refers to illegal money-collecting scheme. It consists of promise, made by the cheater towards trustful investors for incredible short-time return of their…

Putative marriage – within the area of Family Law this term details a marriage, that is presumed by both spouses to be valid and legal, but actually it is not valid (usually due to legal defects of the procedure). In…

Putative father – this legal phrase is used mostly in the sphere of Family Law, where it details the figure of the alleged or presumed actual father of an illegitimate child. The putative father does not yet have established legal…

Purpresture – in the sphere of Property Law in many countries, this term means embezzlement, illegally building a solid fence, or fenced stones put one over another in order to achieve possession of neighboring real estates, owned by third parties.…

Purpart – within the area of Real Estate Law, this term is used to detail a formed separate part or share of an estate in the procedure of splitting this asset. Usually purparts are created during the procedure of dividing…

Purge money – in terms of Child Care, this term details the sum of money, payable to child by the parent who failed to give the regular support. This amount can be established in a statute or calculated by the…

Purgatory oath – within the sphere of Court Trials this legal term details an oath, which clears (removes) the suspicions against the person given the testimony. The purgatory is so trusted and if there is any accusing or conviction, it…

Purchaser of a note / bill – within the sphere of Financial Law this phrase details the figure of a buyer of bill of exchange. The bill of exchange is a written and non-conditional demand by one party to another…

Pure personal property – in terms of Property Law, this legal phrase is used to describe an ownership on movable properties. These are used by the owner in his daily activities – for example cars, clothes, shoes, etc. In many…