Latin Legal Terms


Dubito – this Latin verb literally means to doubt, to hesitate a statement or a document presented to you. In practice, the word forms the legal term “dubitante”, which in the area of Court Proceedings means appealing the correctness of court decision before the higher court by one of the parties which were affected by the decision.
The word also participates in the expression “de omnibus dubitatum”, which literally means “be suspicious about all, doubt all”. In practice, it is used to detail the motivation of a legal practitioner to investigate the lawsuit and find the truth, where not to rely only to the information given by the parties.

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