§ 4301 Powers of Referee to Determine
§ R4311 Order of Reference
§ R4312 Number of Referees; Qualifications
§ R4313 Notice
§ R4314 Successor Referee
§ R4315 Referee to Be Sworn
§ R4316 Procedure Where More Than One Referee
§ 4317 When Reference to Determine May Be Used
§ 4318 Conduct of Trial
§ 4319 Decision
§ 4320 Reference to Report
§ R4321 Fees and Expenses

Terms Used In New York Laws > Civil Practice Law and Rules > Article 43 - Trial by a Referee

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.