Panel – In appellate cases before the 2nd stage court, or during hearings of serious crimes, this term describes the group of 3 judges complected to proclaim decision on the case; also in the jury collecting procedures, the term could…

Palpable defect – in the sphere of Property conveyance this legal phrase refers to a defect of the purchased property, which defect is visible, serious, can not be unseen. For example, an apartment has been delivered towards the buyer with…

Palming off – in the sphere of Tort Law this legal phrase is used to detail performed unfair competition by commercial body, where they advertise to the consumers certain goods as their own, while these goods are not produced by…

Pallio Cooperire – this legal phrase comes from Latin and in terms of Family Law it refers to the act of making a child legitimate with the legal event of the marriage. I.e. under signing the marriage certificate or contract…

Palimony suit – this phrase in Court Trials refers to a civil lawsuit applicable in some legal systems, where two spouses have not been married but have lived together for a long period instead, with a concluded between them agreement…

Pais – this term comes from Latin and in terms of Law of Contracts, it means: “verbal agreement”. It is used to indicate agreements that do not exist in writing (also known as “hand shaking”) and have been made only…

Paid-up share capital – this legal phrase refers to all the shares claimed by a local corporate body when it issues valuable shares. When calls have been made for the total share price and the shareholders have already paid it,…

Paid-up share – in terms of Company Law, this legal term describes a personal issued share in a local building and loan cooperation for which the holder has paid in full its price.

Paid-up insurance – this legal phrase is used in the Insurance Law in many jurisdictions where refers to a concluded insurance policy, on the legal base of which the premium has been paid in one go, without any further payments…

Paid in surplus – this phrase in terms of Corporate Law in some legal systems refers to the difference between entered capital and the stated price of shares, that have been issued in the name of a local corporate body.