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Court of equity A chancery court, equity court or court of equity is a court that is authorized to apply principles of equity, as opposed to law, to cases brought before it. 
Affidavit A written statement, sworn or affirmed, which may be used as a substitute for oral evidence in court. 
Master A legally qualified officer of a Supreme Court, empowered to perform auxiliary judicial duties. Not actually a judge. 
Testator The maker of a will. 
Testatrix Female maker of a will 
party/party costs Party/party costs are intended to reimburse one party, usually the successful party, for legal costs which they owe or have paid to their solicitor.http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/olsc/ll_olsc.nsf/pages/OLSC_factsheet3 
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