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Legal Terms and Professions

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  • Q1
    In the English and American legal systems we divide the law into two main areas. What are they?
    Company law and family law
    Civil law and company law
    Criminal law and company law
    Criminal law and civil law
    30s
  • Q2
    General job title that we use for people who work as a solicitor, barrister or attorney.
    Judge
    Barista
    Lawyer
    Client
    30s
  • Q3
    There are two types of lawyer who practice in England. What are they?
    Baristas and barristers
    Barristers and lawyers
    Barristers and solicitors
    Lawyers and baristas
    30s
  • Q4
    A subject or situation, e.g. a criminal matter, a civil matter.
    A will
    A matter
    A substance
    A mother
    30s
  • Q5
    A legal document with details of what sb wants to happen to their property after their death.
    A memoir
    A matter
    An obituary
    A will
    30s
  • Q6
    The claimant and the defendant - what are they called individually?
    A party to a court case
    A house party
    An opponent
    An individual
    30s
  • Q7
    It is free to start a claim in the County Court.
    True
    I don't know, I didn't study for this quiz
    False
    You only pay if you want to
    30s
  • Q8
    The court fees and payment for the lawyers who are acting for the parties.
    Court costs
    Illegal costs
    Legal fees
    Legal costs
    30s
  • Q9
    The claimant ____ a claim in the County Court.
    What?
    Starts
    Issues
    Makes
    30s
  • Q10
    To give a judgment means to …
    Officially announce the judges of the case
    Send the defendant to jail
    Officially announce the result of the case
    How would I know?
    30s
  • Q11
    A bailiff is a person who …
    Who is bailiff? I've never heard of him
    Takes sb's property if they don't pay money they owe
    Takes sb's property even if they don't owe any money
    Steals sb's property and sells it on the deep web
    30s
  • Q12
    If it is allowed by the law, it is ...
    Illegal
    Legal
    Something I wouldn't do
    Great
    30s
  • Q13
    A person who steals money or property while using or threatening to use violence.
    A burglar
    A smuggler
    A robber
    A politician
    30s
  • Q14
    To take legal action against someone in the criminal court means to ...
    Prosecute
    Sentence
    Proceed
    Jail
    30s
  • Q15
    To have a serious disagreement with another person means to ...
    Yes
    Be at the bar
    Be in a dispute
    Be in a fight
    30s

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