Indiana Code > Title 34 > Article 57 – Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
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|Chapter 1||Arbitration: Generally|
|Chapter 2||Arbitration: Uniform Arbitration Act|
|Chapter 3||Community Dispute Resolution|
|Chapter 4||Alternative Dispute Resolution|
|Chapter 5||Family Law Arbitration|
Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 34 > Article 57 - Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
- Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
- Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
- Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
- Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
- Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
- Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
- Dower: A widow
- Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
- Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
- Oath: includes "affirmation" and "to swear" includes to "affirm". See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
- Pro se: A Latin term meaning "on one's own behalf"; in courts, it refers to persons who present their own cases without lawyers.
- Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
- Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
- Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
- Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
- Testify: Answer questions in court.
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
- Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
- Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.