Glossary beginning with R

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Real Estate

Property consisting of land or buildings like a house or an apartment

Reasonable accommodation
A change to a location or job that will help a person with a disability
Recorder of deeds
Government office that keeps records and documents on property ownership
Registered agent
The person who receives notice of legal actions when a corporation is sued
A person who has a petition filed against them
A formal written answer to the plaintiff's written statement
return date

The deadline for a defendant to file an appearance after being served.

Return date
The date by which a defendant or respondent has to file an appearance or other required response
Return receipt
Proof of delivery with the recipient's signature, and the date and time of delivery
Cancel or take back
Rule to show cause
A petition used when one party believes the other party has violated a court order or judgment