Severance

(n)Severnce is separation of depended but severable law suits by an order issued by the court. For example conductance of separate trials for different offences made by an accused
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severance

[n] - the act of severing
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Severance

• (n.) The act of severing, or the state of being severed; partition; separation. • (n.) The act of dividing; the singling or severing of two or more that join, or are joined, in one writ; the putting in several or separate pleas or answers by two or more disjointly; the destruction of the unity of interest in a joint estate.Severance: wo...
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severance

severing noun the act of severing
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Severance

[land] A severance is the act of severing a piece of land from a larger tract of land. The severed parcel of land becomes a separate lot. In many jurisdictions, land use laws require that severances of land occur in an orderly fashion by way of plans of subdivision, especially when multiple lots are being created. In order to avoid the some...
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Severance

Sev'er·ance noun 1. The act of severing, or the state of being severed; partition; separation. Milman. 2. (Law) The act of dividing; the singling or severing of two or more that join, or are joined, in one writ; the putting in several or separate pleas or answers by two o...
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Severance

1) Separation of legal claims by court order to allow the claims to be tried separately. For example, a judge might sever the trials of two defendants accused of the same crime. 2) Money paid or benefits provided to an employee who is fired, laid off, or agrees to leave. (See also: severance pay)
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Severance

A settlement received after being released from a corporation. In the context of corporate governance, an agreement that assures high-level executives of their postions or some compensation and are not contingent upon a change in control.
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Severance

Changing an item of real estate to personal property by detaching it from the land, for example, cut
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severance

n. 1) a separating by court order, such as separate trials for criminal defendants who were charged with the same crime, or trying the negligence aspect of a lawsuit before a trial on the damages. Such division of issues in a trial is sometimes also called "bifurcation." Severance is granted when a joint trial might be unfair or reaching a decision...
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severance

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Severance

The changing of an item from real property to personal property by detaching it from the land.
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Severance

The separation of a mineral interest from other interests in the land by grant or reservation. A mineral dead or grant of the land reserving a mineral interest, by the landowner before leasing, accomplishes a severance as does his execution of a mineral lease.
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Severance

The separation of a mineral interest from other interests in the land by grant or reservation. A mineral dead or grant of the land reserving a mineral interest, by the landowner before leasing, accomplishes a severance as does his execution of a mineral lease.
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Severance

The separation of offenses or defendants into different trials.
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