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GARNISHEE

Persons garnished.

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GARNISHMENT

A legal process to reach the money or effects of a defendant, in the possession or control of a third person.

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GRAND JURY

Not less than 16, not more than 23 citizens of a county sworn to inquire into crimes committed or triable in the county.

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GRANT

To agree to; convey, especially real property.

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GRANTEE

The person to whom a grant is made.

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GRANTOR

The person by whom a grant is made.

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GRATUITOUS

Given without a return, compensation or consideration.

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GRAVAMEN

The grievance complained of or the substantial cause of a criminal action.

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GUARANTY (n.)

A promise to answer for the payment of some debt, or the performance of some duty, in case of the failure of another person, who, in the first instance is liable for such payment or performance.

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GUARDIAN (n.)

The person, committee, or other representative authorized by law to protect the person or estate or both of an incompetent (or of a sui juries person having a guardian) and to act for him in matters affecting his person or property or both. An incompetent is a person under disability imposed by law.

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GUILTY

Establishment of the fact that one has committed a breach of conduct; especially, a violation of law.