The jury rendered a guilty verdict and, as a result, the judge surrendered to sentencing. A word used in legal documents and therefore a meaning or so. The wording used in the act changes. Many lawyers now adopt a simple English style. But there are still legal phrases that baffle non-lawyers. This guide is intended to help in two ways: These sample sentences are automatically selected from various online information sources to reflect the current use of the word “accordingly.” The opinions expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us your feedback. AGREEMENT, in contracts. An agreed satisfaction between the injured party and the injured party, which, if carried out, constitutes an obstacle to all actions in this respect. 3 Bl. Com. 15; Ferry. Abr, Agreement.
2. To reach a good agreement, it is essential: 1. That the agreement is legal. An agreement to drop charges as satisfaction for an attack and a prison sentence is void. 5 East, 294. See 2 Wils. 341 Croatian Eliz. 541. 3.-2. it must be beneficial to the Contracting Party; Therefore, the restitution of his movable property or of his country from which the defendant unjustly expropriated it will not be in return for a promise by the plaintiff not to prosecute him for these violations. Ferry.
Abr. Agreement, &c. A; Advantage. § 749; Dyer, 75; 5 East, R. 230; 1 Str. R. 426; 2 T. R.
24; 11 East, R. 390; 3 Falcons, R. 580; 2 Lit. R. 49; 1 stew. R. 476; 5 days, R. 360; 1 root, R.
426; 3. Wend. R. 66; 1 Wend, R. 164; 14. Wend. R. 116; 3. J. J. Marsh R.
497. 4.-3. It must be safe; Therefore, an agreement that the defendant renounces possession of a house to his satisfaction is not valid unless it is also agreed when it should be abandoned. Jew 125. See 4 Mod. 88; 2 John 342; 3 Lev. 189. 5.-4. The defendant must be aware of the contract. Thus, if the consideration for the promise not to sue results from another, the defendant is alien to the agreement, and the fact that the promise was made to him will be of no use.
Str. 592; 6. John. R. 37; 3 Monr. R. 302, but in this case, Equity grants an injunction. 3 Monr. R.
302; 5 East, R. 294; 1 Smith`s R. 615; Cro. Eliz. 641; 9 Co. 79,b; 3 Mockery. R. 117; 5 Co. 117, b. 6.-5. The agreement must be executed.
5. John. R. 386; 3. John. Case. 243; 16 Johns. R. 86; Wash 2. C.
C. R. 180; 6. Wend. R. 390; 5 N. H. Rep.
136; Com. Dig. Agreement, B 4.7. The agreement with satisfaction when completed has two effects; it is a debt payment; and it is a way of selling the thing that the debtor gives to the creditor to his satisfaction; but it differs from it in that it is not valid until the delivery of the item, and there is no guarantee for the thing sold in this way, except perhaps the title; In this regard, there is no doubt that if the debtor were to give the property of others on an agreement and satisfaction, there would be no satisfaction. See Dation, in payment. See Com. Dig. h.t.; Ferry. From. h.t.; Com. Dig. Pleader, 2 V 8; 5 East, R.
230; 4 Mod. 88; 1 Mockery. R. 428; 7 East, R. 150; 1 J. B. Moore, 358, 460; 2 Wils. R. 86; 6 Co. 43,b; 3 chit. Com. Act, 687-698; Harr.
Dig. h.t.; 1 W. Bl. 388; 2 T. R. 24; 2 Mockery. 141; 3 Mockery. 117; 5 B.
& A. 886; 2 chit. R. 303,324; 11 East, 890; 7 Prizes, 604; 2 Green. Ev. § 28; 1 Bouv. Inst. No. 805; 3 Bouv. Inst. n° 24 78-79-80-81. “As a result.” dictionary Merriam-Webster.com, Merriam-Webster, www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accordingly.
Retrieved 14 January 2022. The terms and statements refer to the law in England and Wales. The explanations in this guide are not direct alternatives. While we hope the statements will prompt lawyers to ensure that they only use legal jargon when absolutely necessary, our wording is there to explain ideas and concepts rather than giving strict legal definitions. (The Continuing Power of Attorney (EPO) was replaced by an Continuing Power of Attorney (LPA) on 1 October 2007. An EPO created before that date is still legal and can still be registered with the Office of the Public Guardian. After this date, you must create an LPA instead.) See full definition for accordingly in the dictionary of English language learners Nglish: Translation of accordingly for Spanish speakers n. the specific claim for judgment, appeal and / or damages at the end of a complaint or petition. A typical prayer would be: “The plaintiff is praying for 1) special damages of $17,500; (2) general damages after evidence [proven in court]; (3) reasonable attorneys` fees; (4) the costs of the action; and 5 ° other remedies that the court deems appropriate. A prayer gives the judge an idea of what is being asked and can become the basis for a verdict if the defendant defaults (does not file an answer). Sometimes a plaintiff inflates the damages in prayer for publicity or intimidation purposes, or because they believe a gigantic claim will be a better starting point for negotiations.
However, the ridiculous multi-million prayers in small cases make the plaintiffs look stupid and unrealistic. A financial LPA can be used once the Office of the Public Guardian has registered it. But a health and wellness LPA can only be used when the person can no longer take care of their own affairs. The judge`s summary of a case. At the end of a jury trial, the judge explains to the jury the legal issues of the case, explains the role of the jury, and summarizes the evidence. Witnessing a document means watching it be signed, then adding your own signature and name, address and profession. If the verdict of a court is that the prosecution has not proved that the accused committed a crime, the defendant has been found not guilty. A continuing power of attorney gives another person the power to act on your behalf. It is also the profits that a landowner loses when he is unjustly deprived of the use of his land.
It is also the power that the court has to issue orders (to give or rent instructions). Some lawyers may act for their clients in certain lower courts. The copyright in this guide belongs to Plain English Campaign. Please contact us if you would like to reproduce any of it. (Use the alphabetical links to access this letter.) If a person is currently able to take care of their own affairs, they can do one or both types of APL. This is largely a work in progress and we welcome any proposed corrections, clarifications or additions. Please send us an email with your comments. The company`s books can also be consulted at the company`s registered office. An agreement that resolves a dispute and usually requires a creditor to accept a compromise or satisfaction from the debtor with slightly less than originally requested.
Also often used as a synonym for contract. Middle English, from acordyng “agree” (from this section of agreementen “to grant entry 1”) + -ly -ly entry 2 It can also be a person who really owns something even if he is held in the name of another.