What is a legal document?
Based on the dictionary, a legal document is. It is interchangeable with a legal instrument, official document, instrument record, documents, written document or writing providing you with information (especially information of an official nature).
What are some documents that are legal that are common?
Articles of incorporation – the laws of the state a legal document that creates a corporation; it’s filed with a state by the creators of a corporation and is regulated by the laws of the state
derivative instrument, derivative – a financial instrument whose value relies on another security
Negotiable instrument – an unconditional order or promise
Passport – a document issued by a nation to a citizen allowing that individual to travel abroad and re enter the home country
ship’s papers – official papers which a ship is officially required to have; related to possession, freight, etc.
Establish – a customs document listing the contents set on airplane or a ship
Debenture – a certificate or voucher recognizing a debt
power of attorney – a legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor’s agent
Letters of administration – legal document naming someone to manage an estate when no executor has been named
Letters testamentary – a legal document from a probate court or court official empowering you to discharge those duties and notifying you of your appointment
Work papers, work permit, working papers – a legal document giving information required for employment of certain people in certain states
law – legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity; “there’s a law against kidnapping”
bill, measure – a statute in draft before it becomes law; “they held a public hearing on the bill”
Brief, legal brief – a document stating the facts and points of law of a client’s case testament, will – a legal document declaring a person’s wishes regarding the disposition of their property when they die
living will – a document written by someone still officially competent requesting that he should be permitted to expire if afterwards seriously handicapped or suffering terminal illness; “after he discovered he had AIDS he drew up a living will”
Assignment – the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another
Deed of trust, trust deed – a written instrument legitimately conveying property to a trustee often used to guarantee an obligation like a mortgage or promissory note
conveyance – file effecting a property transfer
income tax return, return, tax return – document giving the tax collector information regarding the citizen’s tax liability; “his gross income was enough that he’d to file a tax return”
License, permit, licence – a legal document giving official permission to do something
Letters patent, patent – an official document granting a right or privilege
judgement, legal opinion, opinion, ruling – the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision; “opinions are usually written by a single judge”
acquittance, release – a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation judicial writ, writ – (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
authorisation, authorization, mandate – a document giving an official instruction or command
Affidavit – written declaration made under oath; before someone lawfully authorized to administer an oath a written statement sworn to be true
written agreement – a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties
Impeachment – a formal document charging a public official
New York is a state in the Northeastern region of the USA. New York is the 3rd most populous, the 27 th substantial, and the 7th most densely populated of the 50 United States. New York is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the east, and by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the south. The state has a maritime border with a global boundary with the Canadian provinces of Ontario to the north and west, along with Rhode Island east of Long Island, and Quebec to the north. The state of New York is often known as New York State to differentiate it in the city of New York.
New York, with a population of over 8.1 million, is the most populous city in the United States. It’s known for its status as manufacturing facility, and a fiscal, cultural, transportation, and for its history as a gateway for immigration to the USA. Based on the U.S. Department of Commerce, it is also a destination of choice for many foreign visitors. The state and city were named for the 17th century Duke of York, James Stuart, future James II and VII of England and Scotland.
What is a legal document?