Now updated for CSW19. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.
|one to whom anything is legally abandoned.
|one who is abducted.
|one who makes an affidavit.
|one who receives, or is entitled to receive, an annuity.
|a person who makes an appeal to a higher court or authority.
|the defendant in an appeal; -- opposed to APPELLANT.
|the person who institutes an appeal, or prosecutes another for a crime.
|one who is arrested.
|a person to whom an assignment is made; a person appointed or deputed by another to do some act.
|attestant attester attestor
|one who attests.
|a person who gives bail for another.
|barrater barrator barretor
|one that persistently instigates lawsuits.
|one who enters a CAVEAT.
|in legal phrases, he, the one > CESTUIS.
|in Scots law, one who COMPEARS, appears in court.
|one who under oath vouches for the character or conduct of an accused person.
|one who swears or is sworn with others.
|one nominated in conjunction with another; a joint nominee.
|a person who contemns; a person who has been found guilty of contempt of court.
|a contracting party.
|a joint plaintiff.
|the person in whose favor a covenant is made.
|the party who makes a COVENANT.
|one to whom a debt is due; a creditor.
|a person accused or sued.
|one who DEFORCES, keeps out of possession by force.
|an accuser; an informer.
|one who demands; a plaintiff.
|a witness that can testify from his or her own hearing.
|the person to whom a note or bill is indorsed, or assigned by indorsement.
|historically, a person who offered an excuse for someone else's non-appearance in court.
|one who is exonerated of a crime.
|one who sees an occurrence or an object.
|a legal term for a woman, as in feme covert, married woman, feme sole, unmarried woman or widow.
|a person who holds anything in trust > FIDUCIARILY.
|a person warned not to pay money owed to another, because the latter is indebted to the garnisher who gives the warning; (verb) to make someone a GARNISHEE > GARNISHEES, GARNISHEEING, GARNISHEED.
|one that submits a complaint for arbitration.
|one who makes or gives a guaranty; a warrantor; a surety.
|one who prosecutes or sues another.
|one who is indicted.
|interrupting; (noun) a person interpellating.
|in law, one who intervenes.
|one who takes an oath.
|a member of a jury.
|one who serves on a jury.
|a woman who serves on a jury.
|one who is kidnapped.
|one who brings a charge of libel.
|one who is LIBELED.
|one who libels.
|one who libels.
|a person engaged in a lawsuit.
|one who litigates.
|one who gives MAINPRISE, surety for the appearance of a prisoner at trial.
|the victim of a MUGGER.
|the victim of a murder.
|one who nullifies or makes void; one who maintains the right to nullify a contract by one of the parties.
|the person who binds himself, or gives his bond to another.
|one who holds a legal option.
|a woman plaintiff, or complainant, in equity pleading > ORATRIXES or ORATRICES.
|the people from whom a jury is drawn. No plural.
|someone on PAROLE.
|one to whom a grant is made, or a privilege secured, by patent.
|one to whom a pledge is delivered as security; one who takes anything in pawn.
|one to whom a permission or permit is given.
|one who makes complaint; the plaintiff.
|a person or body suing a defendant in a court of law.
|one to whom a pledge is given, or to whom property pledged is delivered.
|pledgeor pledger pledgor
|a person who deposits something as a pledge or pawn.
|the person to whom a promise is made.
|one who makes a (legal) promise.
|the person against whom a judgment is obtained in common recovery.
|the demandant in a common recovery after judgment.
|a person who registers, or has registered (a trademark, etc).
|one in whose favour salvage has been effected.
|one that makes a legal settlement.
|a signer of a document.
|one who slanders.
|one who sues; a suitor.
|a bystander chosen to make up a deficiency in a jury.
|one who testifies.
|a person summoned by VENIRE as a prospective juror.
|a person who utters or publishes.
|a jury summoned from the neighbourhood in which the cause of action lies. [OF visne, neighbourhood].
|the person who is vouched, or called into court to support or make good his warranty of title in the process of common recovery.
|the person to whom a warrant or warranty is made.
|one who warrants.