Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
Engineered disposal system: means a subsurface wastewater disposal system designed, installed and operated as a single unit to treat and dispose of at least 2,000 gallons of wastewater per day or a system designed to be capable of treating wastewater with significantly high 5-day biochemical oxygen demand and total suspended solid concentrations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 4807
Incoming voting list: means the printed list of all of the voters in a municipality that is used by election officials at a voting place to record which voters have been issued a ballot at an election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
may: when used in this Title, is used in a permissive sense to grant authority or permission, but not to create duty, to act in the manner specified by the context. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 7
Multijurisdictional high-problem area: means an area of extensive use by ATV operators, including, but not limited to, unauthorized trails or damaged agricultural lands, wetlands or other environmentally sensitive areas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10321
Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
Residence: means that place where the person has established a fixed and principal home to which the person, whenever temporarily absent, intends to return. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
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.
Signature: includes a signature stamp and a signature written by another registered voter on behalf of an individual in accordance with the procedure set forth in section 153-A and, for an individual who is unable to sign that individual's own name, a mark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
Single family residential unit: means any structure of any kind, including mobile homes, used or designed to house a single family, and shall include those structures used permanently and seasonally. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 4807
Subsurface waste disposal: means any system for disposing of wastes or waste waters on or beneath the surface of the earth including, but not limited to, holding ponds, surface spraying, septic tanks, drainage fields and wells, but shall not include any discharge or the waste treatment system related thereto licensed underTitle 38, section 413 or any discharge into a municipal or quasi-municipal sewer system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 4807
Waste: means any liquefied sewage, garbage, sewage sludge, chemical, biological or radiological materials, human body wastes, or any other refuse or effluent in a liquid form generated from domestic, commercial or industrial activities, except any wastes containing insufficient liquid to be free flowing and wastes generated from agricultural activities or animal husbandry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 4807