CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) Legal-Aptitude Legal Terms Revision (Page 44 of 67)

Person in need of Supervision

A minor, if has committed ‘status offense’ requires supervision.

Personal Property

Any other assets owned by an individual than real estate.

Personal Recognizance

A defendant is released from jail without bail on good faith of his promise to return to court, in criminal proceedings before the trial.

Personal Representative

The person who manages the real property. He is an executor if the will mentions his name otherwise an administrator.


One who files case in the court or who appeals in a higher court.


The party who files a suit in civil matters.

Plea Bargaining

Process in which the criminal defendant makes a request to the plaintiff to lesser his guilt by decreasing his offence. However court does not consider such negotiations.


The first pleading by a criminal defendant in which he accepts that he is not guilty of that crime. His initial answers to the interrogations.

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