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adjudicate
to hear and settle a case by judicial procedure
appellate
having the power to hear appeals and to reverse lower court decisions
collusion
a secret agreement for a deceitful or fraudlent purpose, fradulent
deposition
testimony under oath
equity
something that is just, impartial, and fair
intestate
having made no valid will
ipso facto
by the fact itself
lien
the right to take and hold or sell the property of a debtor as security of payment for a debt
litigation
legal action or process
pettifogger
a petty, quibbling, unscrupulous lawyer
tort
any wrongful act not involving breach of contract for which a civil suit can be brought
tribunal
a seat or court of justice