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able legally qualified, certified, or authorized. [1/3 definitions]
adult a person who is considered legally responsible. [1/6 definitions]
age of consent the age at which a person, usu. female, is legally considered to be competent to consent to sexual relations, used as a standard in determining whether statutory rape has occurred.
agreement a legally binding contract, compact, or covenant, or the document that represents it. [1/5 definitions]
alienable legally transferable from one owner to another.
assign to legally transfer interest, property, or rights. [1/6 definitions]
assignee a person to whom a right, claim, interest, or property is legally transferred. [1/2 definitions]
award that which is declared to be legally due. [1/4 definitions]
bankrupt in a state of having been legally declared incapable of paying off one's debts and having one's assets administered by a court to compensate creditors. [2/6 definitions]
bankruptcy the condition of being legally insolvent or bankrupt; impoverishment or destitution. [1/2 definitions]
binder a temporary, legally valid agreement to purchase insurance, property, or the like, usu. involving partial payment. [1/4 definitions]
common-law marriage a marriage not contracted through a religious or civil ceremony but recognized as legal after the partners have lived together for a legally specified period of time.
community property property acquired by a husband, wife, or both together that is legally regarded as being owned by them jointly.
competence in law, the state or quality of being legally qualified, capable, or of sound mind. [1/3 definitions]
competent in law, legally capable, qualified, or admissible. [1/3 definitions]
compos mentis (Latin) in one's right mind; legally sane.
concurrent resolution a resolution passed by both houses of a bicameral legislative body that is not legally binding and does not require the chief executive's signature.
contract an agreement, usu. legally binding, entered into by two or more parties that specifies what each party will do or not do. [1/8 definitions]
copyright legally protected by copyright. [1/3 definitions]
custom in law, such traditional practices of a social group regarded as legally binding because of long usage. [1/8 definitions]
de facto in reality, if not officially or legally. [1/3 definitions]