Administrator: includes "executor" when the subject matter justifies the use. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
Agriculture: means the science and art of the production of plants and animals useful to man, including the preparation of plants and animals for human use and disposal by marketing or otherwise. See Utah Code 4-1-109
Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
Client: means a person who receives services from or enters into an agreement to receive services from an immigration consultant. See Utah Code 13-49-102
Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
Correct: means conformance to applicable requirements of this chapter. See Utah Code 4-9-102
County: means a unit of local government that is a body corporate and politic and a legal subdivision of the state, with geographic boundaries as described in Section 17-50-104, and powers as provided in Part 3, County Powers. See Utah Code 17-50-101
Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
Dealer: means any person who buys and processes raw milk or milk fat, or who acts as agent in the sale or purchase of raw milk or milk fat, or who acts as a broker or factor with respect to raw milk or milk fat or any product derived from either. See Utah Code 4-22-102
Domesticated elk: means elk of the genus and species cervus elaphus, held in captivity and domestically raised for commercial purposes. See Utah Code 4-39-102
Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
Executive: when used to describe the powers, duties, or functions of a person or body elected as the county executive or a person appointed as the county manager or administrative officer, refers to:
the power and duty to carry laws and ordinances into effect and secure their due observance; and
those powers, duties, and functions that, under constitutional and statutory provisions and through long usage and accepted practice and custom at the federal and state level, have come to be regarded as belonging to the executive branch of government. See Utah Code 17-50-101
Executor: includes "administrator" when the subject matter justifies the use. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
fund: means the Transportation Network Vehicle Recovery Fund created in Subsection (2). See Utah Code 13-51-201
Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
Immigration consultant: means an individual who provides nonlegal assistance or advice on an immigration matter including:
completing a document provided by a federal or state agency, but not advising a person as to the person's answers on the document;
translating a person's answer to a question posed in a document provided by a federal or state agency;
securing for a person supporting documents, such as a birth certificate, that may be necessary to complete a document provided by a federal or state agency;
submitting a completed document on a person's behalf and at the person's request to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; or
for valuable consideration, referring a person to a person who could undertake legal representation activities in an immigration matter. See Utah Code 13-49-102
Immigration matter: means a proceeding, filing, or action affecting the immigration or citizenship status of a person that arises under:
immigration and naturalization law;
executive order or presidential proclamation; or
action of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, the United States Department of State, or the United States Department of Labor. See Utah Code 13-49-102
Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
Legislative: when used to describe the powers, duties, or functions of a county commission or council, refers to:
the power and duty to enact ordinances, levy taxes, and establish budgets; and
those powers, duties, and functions that, under constitutional and statutory provisions and through long usage and accepted practice and custom at the federal and state level, have come to be regarded as belonging to the legislative branch of government. See Utah Code 17-50-101
Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
Organization: means a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal entity. See Utah Code 4-1-109
Package: means a commodity put up or packaged before sale in either wholesale or retail saleunits. See Utah Code 4-9-102
Person: means a natural person or individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Utah Code 4-1-109
Primary standards: means the physical standards of the state, described in Section 4-9-105, which are the legal reference from which all other standards and weights and measures are derived. See Utah Code 4-9-102
Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
Producer: means a person who produces milk or milk fat from cows and who sells it for human or animal consumption, or for medicinal or industrial uses. See Utah Code 4-22-102
Producer-handler: means any producer who processes raw milk or milk fat. See Utah Code 4-22-102
any allowance or discount against charged fees; or
payment of any form of compensation, except for an item of nominal value, to:
an insured; or
a person directly or indirectly associated with a residential building. See Utah Code 13-50-102
Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
Repair work: means any work done to siding, gutters, a roof system, or a window system to repair damage caused by wind or hail. See Utah Code 13-50-102
Residential building: means a single or multiple family dwelling of up to four units. See Utah Code 13-50-102
Residential contractor: means a person that, for compensation, other than wages as an employee, contracts or offers to contract to:
perform repair work on a residential building;
arrange for, manage, or process repair work on a residential building; or
serve as a representative, agent, or assignee of the owner or possessor of a residential building for purposes of repair work on the residential building. See Utah Code 13-50-102
Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
Roof system: includes roof coverings, roof sheathing, roof weatherproofing, roof framing, roof ventilation, and roof insulation. See Utah Code 13-50-102
Sale from bulk: means the sale of commodities, when the quantity is determined at the time of sale. See Utah Code 4-9-102
Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
Signature: includes a name, mark, or sign written with the intent to authenticate an instrument or writing. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5