On this page, you will find a list of legal words, terms and phrases that begin with the letter “R.” 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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Residence – A person’s residence means the place where they live. It is an abode that is more than temporary. It is often, but not always, also a person’s domicile. However, domicile is a person’s legal abode, while a person’s residence can be temporary.