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Quash To vacate or void a summons, indictment, information, subpoena, etc.
Quasi-contract An obligation created by the law in the absence of an agreement or contract; not based upon the intentions or expressions of the parties.
Quasi-criminal action A classification of actions such as violation of a city ordinance that is not also violation of a criminal statute, which are wrongs against the public punishable through fines but are not usually indictable offenses.
Quiet title action A court proceeding to remove a cloud on the title to real property.
Quitclaim deed A deed without warranty of title which passes whatever title the grantor has to another.