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A

  • acq. acquiescing
  • admr administrator
  • a.k.a., a/k/a also known as
  • affd affirmed
  • affg affirming
  • A.L.J. administrative law judge
  • amend. amendment
  • art. article
  • assn association

B

  • BFP bona fide purchaser
  • B.T.A. Board of Tax Appeals

C

  • cert. certiorari
  • ch. chapter
  • cir. circuit
  • C.J. chief justice
  • C / L common law
  • commn commission
  • commr commissioner
  • Cong. Congress
  • Const. Constitution
  • corp. corporation
  • ct. court

D

  • D, D defendant
  • d.b.a., d/b/a doing business as
  • dept department
  • dist. district

E

  • e.g. for example
  • Eq. equity
  • evid. evidence
  • exr executor

F

  • fed. federal
  • fedn federation

G

  • govt government
  • guar. guaranty

H

  • H husband
  • HDC holder in due course
  • H.R. House of Representatives

I

  • i.e. that is
  • ins. insurance
  • intl international
  • I.R.C. Internal Revenue Code

J

  • J. judge, justice
  • JJ. judges, justices
  • JNOV judgment notwithstanding the verdict
  • juv. juvenile
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K

  • K contract

L

  • ltd. limited

M

  • mfg. manufacturing
  • mfr. manufacturer
  • mgmt. management
  • mkt. market
  • mun. municipal

N

  • n / a not applicable
  • natl national
  • negl. negligence
  • n.k.a., n/k/a now know as

O

P

  • P, p plaintiff
  • P.L. Public Law

R

  • R. rule
  • RAP Rule Against Perpetuities
  • RE real estate
  • ref referee
  • rehg rehearing
  • remd remanded
  • remg remanding
  • revd reversed
  • revg reversing
  • R.R. railroad
  • Ry. railway

S

  • S. Ct. U.S. Supreme Court
  • S / F Statute of Frauds
  • S / L statute of limitations
  • S & L savings and loan association
  • socy society
  • sup. ct. state supreme court
  • super. ct. superior court

T

  • T.C. Tax Court

U

  • UCC Uniform Commercial Code
  • UPA Uniform Partnership Act
  • UPC Uniform Probate Code
  • U.S.C. United States Code

V

  • v. versus

W

  • W wife
X

Y