Flashcards in Law chapter 2 Deck (40):
When a defendant is required to keep property or money
What are 2 examples of legal remedy?
Payment for damages
Transfer of property
The authority of a court to hear and decide a specific type of dispute
Money, property and things that have value
A court designates specific property owned by the debtor to be transferred to the creditor
Remedies that don't deal with money
Disagreements over a contract
What are 4 examples of equitable remedies?
The authority of a court to hear and decide a specific action
When a contract is cancelled
What is the difference between injunction and damages
Injunction- order to stop doing something
What are the three things to commencing the action?
Order to stop doing something
A wrong doing someone did on purpose
What is an example of Rem jurisdiction?
Court jurisdiction over a defendants property
What are the 4 types of jurisdiction?
State or federal
The relief that you want
When a contract is rewritten
State or Federal Jurisdiction
Only deals with federal cases that contain disputes that involve the U.S. constitution, acts of Congress or treaties
Jurisdiction over any person or business involved in a legal activity
A right to keep possession of property belonging to another person until a debt owned by that person is charged
How much money you want based on the injury someone else did
What does subject-matter jurisdiction go off of?
Specific statute or constitution
Jurisdiction over a thing
The same as the cause of action
Commencing the action Definition
Starting the cause of action
A wrong doing
Damaging someone's reputation
When the product does not meet the standards it says it will
What are 6 examples of Tort?
Defamation / Slander
Infliction of emotional distress
Invasion of Privacy
Collecting a monetary judgment on behalf of a plaintiff from a defendant
What are the 4 typical legal theories?
Service of Process
Family notifying the defendant of the lawsuit
What are the 4 ways of notifying a defendant of a lawsuit?
Go to their house
Leave it at their house
Give it to their agent
The Defendants side
The defendant must specifically admit or deny each allegation or complaint
The process of obtaining information from the opposing party prior to trial
What are the 4 types of discovery tools?
Request for admission
Request for documents
Sworn testimony of the parties that is recorded by a court reporter
Written questions that must be answered under oath