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ca·ve·at

 (kăv′ē-ät′, kä′vē-, kā′vē-ăt′)
n.
1.
a. A warning or caution: made a recommendation with many caveats.
b. A qualification or explanation.
2. Law A formal notice filed by an interested party requesting postponement of a court proceeding or other action until the filer can be heard.
v. ca·ve·at·ed, ca·ve·at·ing, ca·ve·ats or ca·ve·at·ted or ca·ve·at·ting
v.intr. Law
To submit a caveat.
v.tr.
1. Law To make a caveat to (a will, for example).
2. Informal To qualify with a warning or clarification: The spokesperson caveated the statement with a reminder that certain facts were still unknown.

[From Latin, let him beware, third person sing. present subjunctive of cavēre, to beware.]

cav′e·a·tor n.
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caveator

(ˈkeɪvɪˌeɪtə; ˈkæv-)
n
(Law) law a person who enters a caveat
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The organisation Roots in Kashmir (RIK) filed a caveat through leading Supreme Court advocate Bimal Roy seeking that no order shall be passed in a petition challenging the revocation of Article 370 without hearing the caveator.
unless within that period the caveator commences an action to establish the caveator's title to the estate or interest claimed and registers a certificate of pending litigation."
After the filing of a caveat by an interested person other than a creditor, the court must not admit a will of the decedent to probate or appoint a personal representative without service of formal notice on the caveator or the caveator's designated agent.
Querela nullitatis proponi potest non solum adversus sententias definitivas, verum edam adversus sententias interlocutorias et decreta, a Rota Romana quomodocumque emissa, dummodo, nisi aliud iure caveator, vim sententiae definitivae habeant.
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A prudent caveator under the statute should assert in the caveat that he or she is an "interested person"--someone who reasonably expects to be affected by the probate or lack of probate of the will.
If another inventor subsequently submitted a patent for the same idea, then the Caveator was notified and given an opportunity to submit a patent.
The caveat shall contain the decedent's name, the decedent's social security number, or date of birth, if known, a statement of the interest of the caveator in the estate, and the name, and specific mailing address, and residence address of the caveator.
AMEND RULE 5.260 Subdivision (c) is amended to (CAVEAT; clarify that a state agency filing a PROCEEDINGS) caveat need not designate an agent for service of process, and to provide that a caveator who is not a resident of the county where the caveat is filed must designate either a resident of that county or an attorney licensed and residing in Florida as the agent.
5.260 26-0 Subdivision (c) is amended to clarify that a state agency filing a caveat need not designate an agent for service of process, and to provide that a caveator who is not a resident of the county where the caveat is filed must designate either a resident of that county or an attorney licensed and residing in Florida as the agent.
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