Legal terms beginning with D

On this page, you will find a list of legal words, terms and phrases that begin with the letter “D.” Each term has a short definition, and some of them have a link for a more detailed description. Just scroll down the page to find the word or term that you are looking for.

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Divorce – Divorce means the legal separation of husband and wife, or spouse and spouse. A divorce can only be granted by a judgment or decree of divorce issued by a court. More about Divorce.