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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


civil code
In many states, the name for the collection of statutes and laws that deal with business and negligence lawsuits and practices.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

civil code
n.
   in many states, the name for the collection of statutes and laws which deal with business and negligence lawsuits and practices.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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