Legal Dictionary - N
Negligence: Failure to use reasonable due care to avoid a foreseeable harm to a person, place, or thing.
No-fault proceedings: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.
Nonfeasance: Failure to perform an act which should be performed.
Non-jury trial: Proceedings before a judge without a jury.
Notary public: One who assumes the function of administering oaths and certifying documents.
Notice: Formal caution to a defendant in a civil case that the lawsuit has been filed; any form of notification of a legal proceeding.