§ 5001 Interest to Verdict, Report or Decision
§ 5002 Interest From Verdict, Report or Decision to Judgment
§ 5003 Interest Upon Judgment
§ 5003-A Prompt Payment Following Settlement
§ 5003-B Nondisclosure Agreements
§ 5004 Rate of Interest
§ 5011 Definition and Content of Judgment
§ R5012 Judgment Upon Part of Cause of Action; Upon Several Causes
§ R5013 Effect of Judgment Dismissing Claim
§ 5014 Action Upon Judgment
§ R5015 Relief From Judgment or Order
§ R5016 Entry of Judgment
§ R5017 Judgment-Roll
§ 5018 Docketing of Judgment
§ 5019 Validity and Correction of Judgment or Order; Amendment of Docket
§ 5020 Satisfaction-Piece
§ 5020-A Payment of Judgment in Certain Cases
§ 5021 Entry of Satisfaction

Terms Used In New York Laws > Civil Practice Law and Rules > Article 50 - Judgments Generally

  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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.