§ 1101 Motion for Permission to Proceed as a Poor Person; Affidavit; Certificate; Notice; Waiver of Fee; When Motion Not Required
§ 1102 Privileges of Poor Person
§ 1103 Distribution of Recovery in Favor of Poor Person

Terms Used In New York Laws > Civil Practice Law and Rules > Article 11 - Poor Persons

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Environment: means any water, water vapor, any land including land surface or subsurface, air, fish, wildlife, biota, and all other natural resources. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 71-4401
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Regulated medical waste: means regulated medical waste as defined in title 15 of article 27 of this chapter. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 71-4401
  • Release: means any pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, or leaching, directly or indirectly, of a substance so that the substance or any related constituent thereof, or any degradation product of such a substance or of a related constituent thereof, may enter the environment, or the disposal of any substance. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 71-4401
  • 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.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.