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Noun1.legal opinion - the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decisionlegal opinion - the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision; "opinions are usually written by a single judge"
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
concurring opinion - an opinion that agrees with the court's disposition of the case but is written to express a particular judge's reasoning
dissenting opinion - an opinion that disagrees with the court's disposition of the case
majority opinion - the opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as `the opinion')
fatwah - (Islam) a legal opinion or ruling issued by an Islamic scholar; "bin Laden issued three fatwahs calling upon Muslims to take up arms against the United States"
dictum, obiter dictum - an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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At any rate it is easy to take a legal opinion on the subject.
If the legal opinion is adverse to your rightful claims, I will promise to answer any questions which you may choose to put to me.
In London I could obtain the legal opinion which would tell me whether I were lawfully married to Eustace or not.
They are opposed to the Countess's idea; but she is firm, and insists on a legal opinion.
But if he could prove that he had been intentionally deceived, the legal opinion is that his case would be a strong one.
Lawyers and foreign firms are also required to set up special e-records to register all their activities and legal opinions provided to customers, mentioning their names and data, subject of the power of attorney or legal opinion, the date of the service provided, the amount of money paid to the legal firm, the financial transaction serial number, the name of the bank and the date of the transfer.
Lawyers and foreign firms are also required to set up special e-records to register all lawyers' activities, legal opinions provided to customers -- citing the following details (customer's name and data, subject of the power of attorney or legal opinion and date of the service provided to customers, amount of money paid to the legal firm, financial transaction serial number, name of the bank and date of the transfer).
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I will not support a rule that based upon 30 years of legal experience, including experience reading a lot of statutes and regulations while serving on the legal opinion committees of large national law firms and signing a lot of legal opinions myself, violates the Federal Credit Union Act," McWatters said in an exclusive interview.
The Business Law Section and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section have ft finalized their "Report on Standards for Third-party Legal Opinions of Florida Counsel.
Olswang experts Dan Tench and David Zeffman argued that it was open for board members to prefer other legal opinions or to seek a court declaration, and they would be acting unlawfully if they decided they must adopt the views of Fordham and Pannick if there was no "overwhelming reason" to do otherwise.