Legal Dictionary - B
Bar examination: A state examination that is pre-requisite to practicing law in the state.
Beneficiary: An individual entitled to receive property or benefits in a will or trust.
Bill of particulars: A statement of the details of the charge made against the defendant.
Breach of contract: The failure to perform a duty when performance is due.
Brief: A party’s written argument, or memorandum of law, in a case that typically contains a summary of the facts, pertinent laws, and an argument of how the law favors the party under the particular circumstances.