Even though she had made most of the payments on the land, he still had legal claim.
Everything was perfectly legal and taxes paid.
I haven't done anything illegal and it's his opinion I have no legal responsibility to tell them anything I know about you people.
Howie, out of character, had penned his intentions and with legal assistance referred by Merrill Cooms, she and Molly are financially set for life.
I don't like messing with the legal system.
It's just that courthouses and judges and all that legal stuff have bum memories.
Whatever legal action the Dawkins are involved in would certainly be tainted if Fred knew how Joseph acted up there.
She may be a first class bitch—but if there isn't a legal custody fight or the child isn't reported in danger or grossly neglected, it's none of our business.
Fortunately, he had the foresight to make it a legal adoption.
She doesn't want to give up, even though she knows she doesn't have a legal right.
As Alex had said, though, it gave them a legal right to keep her at bay.
I have no intention of leaving and, if you'll check your law, you have no legal right to toss me out.
Something to do with their legal department.
No place legal I can think of.
You have to protect her against that, and the only way you can do that is by legal adoption.
I'm their legal guardian.
Aequitas), a term which in its most general sense means equality or justice; in its most technical sense it means a system of law or a body of connected legal principles, which have superseded or supplemented the common law on the ground of their intrinsic superiority.
Between this point and the time when equity became settled as a portion of the legal system, having fixed principles of its own, various views of its nature seem to have prevailed.
Certain concordats deal with the orders and congregations of monks and nuns with a view to subjecting them to a certain control while securing to them the legal exercise of their activities.
There is in fact no clear evidence of the existence of a distinction between priests and Levites in any Hebrew writing demonstrably earlier than the Deuteronomic stage, although, even as the Pentateuch contains ordinances which have been carried back by means of a "legal convention" to the days of Moses, writers have occasionally altered earlier records of the history to agree with later standpoints.'
They institute legal protection for copyrights, patents, and trademarks.
Although slavery still exists and the low price of slaves speaks to the low value of a human life, the legal institution of slavery is gone.
In many places, we have ended the legal discrimination of people based on race.
These documents, products themselves of civilization, try to provide legal protections for the most elemental features of civilization.
He will then be the legal heir to everything and you won't get anything.
He recalled his labors on the Legal Code, and how painstakingly he had translated the articles of the Roman and French codes into Russian, and he felt ashamed of himself.
The one thing that recalled the patriotic fervor everyone had displayed during the Emperor's stay was the call for contributions of men and money, a necessity that as soon as the promises had been made assumed a legal, official form and became unavoidable.
With regard to legal matters, immediately after the fires he gave orders to find and execute the incendiaries.