المساعد الشخصي الرقمي

مشاهدة النسخة كاملة : Abbreviations



د/سالي جمعة
03-10-2008, 04:31 AM
Abbreviations

AA

Alcoholics Anonymous


AAD

Administrative Adjudication Division



AAP

Adoptive Assistance Program (State Hearings)



ABA

American Bar Association



ABC

Alcohol Beverage Commission



ACLU

American Civil Liberties Union



ADA

Americans with Disability Act



ADD

Attention Deficit disorder



ADHD

Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder



ADW

Assault with a Deadly Weapon


AFDC

Aid to Families with Dependent Children (replaced by TANF)



ALJ

Administrative law judge



ALRB

Agricultural Labor Relations Board



Answers

The formal response to a complaint filed against someone


APP

Aid Paid Pending



APS

Adult Protective Services


AR

Authorized Representative (State Hearings)



BIA

Bureau of Indian Affairs



BIP

Behavior Intervention Plan



BWS

Battered Woman Syndrome



CalWORKs

California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids



CBO

Community ****d Organization



cc

Courtesy copy; copy of document sent to other than person named

Originally - carbon copy



CCP

Code of Civil Procedure



CDC

Center for Disease Control



CDE

California Department of Education



CED

Community Economic Development



CFR

Code of Federal Regulations



CHHS

California Health and Human Services



CHIPS

Children's Health Insurance Program



CIA

Central Intelligence Agency



cite

Reference that supports statement "citation"



CLETS

Criminal Law Enforcement Tracking System



CMH

County Mental Health



COBRA

Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 - gives workers and their families who lose their health benefits the right to choose to continue group health benefits provided by their group health plan for limited periods of time under certain circumstances



Complaint

First document filed to start a lawsuit against someone



CPS

Child Protective Services



CSS

Child Support Service



DA

District Attorney



DD

Developmental Disability



DDS

Department of Developmental Services



Default

What happens if a party fails to file an answer to the lawsuit



Defendant

Person defending against a legal action



Deponent

Person who is being deposed (questioned) at a deposition


DOB

Date of Birth



DOT

Department of Transportation; Dictionary of Occupational Titles



DFEH

Department of Fair Employment & Housing



DHS

Department of Health Services

Department of Homeland Security



DIS

Designated Instructional Services



DMH

Department of Mental Health



DMV

Department of Motor Vehicles (State)



DOI

Department of the Interior



DOJ

Department of Justice



DOL

Department of Labor



DOR

Department of Rehabilitation



DP

Due Process



DSS

Department of Social Services



DUI

Driving Under the Influence



DV

Domestic Violence



EBT

Electronic Benefit Transfer



EDD

Employment Development Department



EEOC

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission



EL

English Learner



ENCL

Enclosed



EPA

Environmental Protection Act



ERISA

Employment Retirement Income Security Act



EPSDT

Early Periodic Screening & Diagnostic Testing



Esq.

Esquire



et. seq

In a series, continuing beyond specific cite


EW

Eligibility Worker



Execute

To sign



Ex Parte Order

Motion brought by single party to a judge



F2nd

Federal Second



FAPE

Free Appropriate Public Education



FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation


FBU

Family Budget Unit



FED

Forcible entry and detainer



FEHA

Fair Employment and Housing Act



FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency



FOIA

Freedom of Information Act



GA

General Assistance



GLBT

Gay, Lesbian, Bi***ual, Transgender people



GR

General Relief



HHS

Health and Human Services

http://www.hhs.gov/



HMO

Health Maintenance Organization



HUD

Housing and Urban Development

http://www.hud.gov/



i.d.

same cite as before



i.e.

for example



I-95

Form to get lawful permanent residence (LPR)



IBID

Same cite as before



IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act



IEP

Individual Education Plan



IFSP

Individual Family Service Plan



IG

Inspector General



IHS

Indian Health Service



IHP

Individual Habitation Plan



IHSS

In Home Support Service



In forma Pauperis

Fee waiver



INS

Immigration and Naturalization Service

Now part of the Department of Homeland Security

http://www.immigration.gov



IOLA

Interest on Lawyer Account



IOLTA

Interest on Lawyers Trust Account



IPP

Individual Program Plan



IRS

Internal Revenue Service

http://www.irs.gov/



JAG

Judge Advocate General



JD

Juris Doctorate



Judgment

The judge's final decision of the case



LEP

Limited English Proficiency



LL

Landlord



LLM

Masters in Law



LPR

Legal Permanent Residence



LRE

Least Restrictive Environment



LSC

Legal Services Corporation

http://www.lsc.gov/



LTC

Long Term Care



LTCC

Long Term Care Council



MH

Mental Health



MIP

Minor in Possession



N-400

Naturalization Application



NHLP

National Health Law Program



OAH

Office of Administrative Hearings



OCR

Office for Civil Rights



OCRA

Office of Clients' Rights Advocacy



OHP

Oregon Health Plan



Ombudsman

Go-between on certain issues, i.e. Health Care Ombudsman



OP

Opposing party



OSC

Order to show cause



OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Act



OT

Occupational Therapy



PAI

Protection and Advocacy, Inc.



PD

Public Defender



Penal

Criminal



Petitioner

Person filing formal request for relief



PHA

Public Housing Authority


Π

Plaintiff



PJ

Presiding Judge



Plaintiff

Person who filed a complaint against someone



POMS

Program Operational Manual Systems



PPO

Preferred Provider Organization



Pro Per

Without an attorney



Pro Se

Person Representing him/her self, at the federal level



PT

Physical therapy



RC

Regional Center



RO

Restraining Order



§

Section



§1983

Civil Rights Act



SCHIP

State Children's Health Insurance Program

http://cms.hhs.gov/schip/



SDI

State Disability Insurance



Section 8

Federally subsidized housing program administered by local PHA



SEIU

Service Employees International Union


SIU

Special Investigative Unit



SSA

Social Security Administration

http://www.ssa.gov/



SSDI

Social Security Disability Insurance



SSI

Supplemental Security Income



Stay

To stop some legal action/activity from happening temporarily



Stet

Leave it the way it was originally despite my markings to the contrary



TANF

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families



Δ

Defendant



TRO

Temporary Restraining Order



UD

Unlawful Detainer



UFW

United Farm Workers



UIB

Unemployment Insurance Benefit


USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

http://www.usda.gov/



VA

Veterans' Administration

http://www.va.gov/



VAWA

Violence Against Women Act



v

versus, against



W2

Financial tax form that confirms & states income from employment that year


W&I Code

Welfare & Institutions Code



WCLP

Western Center on Law and Poverty




SYMBOLS
Π

Plaintiff



§

Section



Δ

Defendant

the economist
20-10-2009, 12:16 AM
جزاك الله خيرا على الموضوع