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nolo contendere

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A no contest plea in which a defendant refuses to contest the charges, but admits no guilt. A person entering such a plea can be sentenced as though he had entered a guilty plea.

demand

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To claim as one's due; to require; to seek relief.

demand letter

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A letter by which one party explains its legal position in a dispute.

petition

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A formal written request presented to a court or other official body.

physical custody

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Custody of a person whose freedom is directly controlled and limited.

pilferage

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The act or an instance of stealing. The items stolen.

applicant

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One who requests something, a petitioner, such as a person who applies for letters of administration.

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