Glossary of Legal Terms – Z

 

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DISCLAIMER

This glossary should not be relied upon as legal advice. It is provided for general informational purposes only. To properly advise on any given situation requires a knowledge of the facts surrounding that situation. Laws and the statutory definitions of terms will vary from state to state. Specific questions should be directed to an attorney licensed in your state.

Zerit: A medication used to treat HIV. There have been reports linking Zerit with fatal lactic acidosis and pancreatitis.

Zero-lot lines:   Houses built without space between them and with little or no yard.

Zoning variance:   A one-time modification of existing zoning law.

Zoning:   Regulations that control the use of land within a jurisdiction

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