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legal eagle

An especially clever, aggressive, or skillful attorney. I might be considered something of a legal eagle now, but I had to work for years to get enough experience to build my reputation.
See also: eagle, legal

legal beagle

An especially clever, aggressive, or skillful attorney. I might be considered something of a legal beagle now, but I had to work for years to get enough experience to build my reputation.
See also: beagle, legal

legal duty

Something that one must do, as required by law. It is the legal duty of homeowners in this community to maintain their property and not let it fall into disrepair.
See also: duty, legal

legal-beagle

and legal-eagle (ˈliglæˈbiglæ and ˈliglæˈiglæ)
n. a lawyer. I’ve got a legal-beagle who can get me out of this scrape.

legal-eagle

verb
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Then, dinner is had at the Hotel with the legal gentleman, and then there are in due succession, nomination, and declaration.
No legal provision for the marriage of men and women.
A legal enactment providing for the sale of your wife, when you have done with her, or of your husband; when you "really can't put up with him any longer," appears to be all that is wanting to render this North British estimate of the "Estate of Matrimony" practically complete.
Damages for personal injury or sickness and the related legal fees and costs are excludable from gross income, but the punitive or interest components are not.
The Canadian Bar Association has chosen British Columbia to launch a test case to establish a constitutional right to civil legal aid in British Columbia because it has instituted the most drastic cuts in assistance to low income persons.
An employee who has to include an employer's payment for legal fees in gross income may face burdensome tax consequences due to the AMT and limits on miscellaneous itemized deductions.
Antebellum legal scholars, like her contemporary Thomas Cobb (a Georgian who wrote the fundamental Southern treatise on slave law), framed their defenses of slavery in the falsely neutral and universal terms of legal rationality and precedent, while discrediting or omitting slave voices.
Months later, as they were discussing how the legal odds seemed stacked against them, friend introduced them to Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc.
Parents called many law firms, Bidawid says, and finally the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, a legal-services agency, agreed to take the case.
Attorneys at Channel Counties and California Rural Legal Assistance closed more than 2,700 cases in 1995 on behalf of people who otherwise couldn't afford to pay for legal counsel.
In that instance, the landlord would not be entitled to legal fees.
Barclays selected DataCert's Advanced Invoice Management System (AIMS) after undertaking a detailed proof of concept with DataCert which involved some of our largest legal suppliers in the UK," said Mark Harding, group general counsel, Barclays.
Knowing when to raise privilege is vital to CPAs not only to serve a client's best interests, but also to avoid unnecessary legal liability.
com), a leading provider of outsourced legal services, today announced that leading global provider of Unified Customer Communications, CosmoCom, (http://www.
Such examinations are becoming more common as legal bills mount.