§ 7501 Effect of Arbitration Agreement
§ 7502 Applications to the Court; Venue; Statutes of Limitation; Provisional Remedies
§ 7503 Application to Compel or Stay Arbitration; Stay of Action; Notice of Intention to Arbitrate
§ 7504 Court Appointment of Arbitrator
§ 7505 Powers of Arbitrator
§ 7506 Hearing
§ 7507 Award; Form; Time; Delivery
§ 7508 Award by Confession
§ 7509 Modification of Award by Arbitrator
§ 7510 Confirmation of Award
§ 7511 Vacating or Modifying Award
§ 7512 Death or Incompetency of a Party
§ 7513 Fees and Expenses
§ 7514 Judgment On an Award
§ 7515 Mandatory Arbitration Clauses; Prohibited

Terms Used In New York Laws > Civil Practice Law and Rules > Article 75

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • 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
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.