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- As used in probate, to get title or ownership, or to be entitled to an estate - the person is entitled to "take" under the will.
TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER
- An emergency order of the court that is meant to stop a person or corporation from doing something and to keep things as they are ("preserve the status quo") until the court can hold a hearing and decide if it should issue a preliminary injunction. MCR 3.310(B). See INJUNCTION.
- A process that allows a person to pay ten percent (10%) of the bond set by the court to get out of jail. It reduces the actual amount of money you have to pay so that most people can get out of jail without having to use a bondsman or other surety.
- A person who rents property from the owner (called a landlord).
- Dying having made a valid (or enforceable) will.
- The transfer (inheritance) of property according to the will of the person who has died (the decedent).
- A person who has made a will. A female testator is called a "testatrix."
- To give evidence under oath as a witness in a court hearing or trial.
- The things a witness says under oath, which are given as evidence.
- An injury or wrong committed against the person or property of another, that happens because the person violated his or her duty, not because the person didn't do what he or she promised in a contract.
- The verbatim (or word for word) written record of what happens in a trial or hearing.
- The court where trials take place. Examples of Michigan trial courts
are district, circuit, and probate courts.
- A property interest held by one party for the benefit of another. A legal tool to manage property set up by one person (settlor or grantor) to hold property and manage it for the benefit of another (the beneficiary).
- The person who manages the property put in the trust for the benefit of the other person/beneficiary.