§ R9401 Committee
§ R9402 Application for Admission
§ R9403 Referral to Another Judicial District
§ R9404 Certificate of Character and Fitness
§ R9405 Prior Application
§ R9406 Proof
§ R9407 Filing

Terms Used In New York Laws > Civil Practice Law and Rules > Article 94 - Admission to Practice

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contemplation of death: The expectation of death that provides the primary motive to make a gift.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • 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.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.