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Chapter 8: Legal language – what does it all mean? - Women's Legal Service NSW
Download this chapter: Chapters 8 and 9: Legal language and Referrals and resources (PDF) These terms are highlighted in bold the first time they appear in each chapter of this booklet. Action A dispute that is taken to court. Also called ‘proceedings’, a ‘case’, a ‘matter’ or a ‘suit’. Adjournment Putting off a court case until …