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Definitions & Maxims

Statute – Legislative rule (not law) of (Law) Society given the force of law by consent of the governed.


• He who provides the liability must provide the means of remedy.
• He who doesn’t rebut accepts.
Payment tendered but not taken is payment made.
• Notice to agent is notice to principal, notice to principal is notice to agent.
• The created cannot be greater than its creator.
• An un-rebutted affidavit is acted upon as the judgement in commerce.
• An un-rebutted affidavit stands as truth in commerce.
• The agreement of the parties makes the law of the contract.
• It is a fraud to conceal a fraud.
• Truth is the mother of justice.
• The law is not to be violated by those in government.

Everything is contract,
No contract = no statute
DO NOT EVER USE GOVERNMENT FORMS OR PAPERWORK these are benefit privileges and carry with them assumptions and presumptions of citizenship (unless you wish to be subject).

Any proposed liability not accompanied by a signature from a living being is not an enforceable liability. Most statements from credit companies, utilities or elsewhere do not include a signature.

res judicata – matter already judged

stare decisis – Let the decision stand

in personam – directed toward a particular person

ens legis – creature of the law, artificial being

rerum natura – the nature of things

straminus homo – man of straw, one of no substance, put forward as bail or surety

sui juris – legally competent

nunc pro tunc – Now for then (retrospective)

assumpsit – has undertaken

prima facie – self evident on first examination

res ipsa loquitur – the thing speaks for itself

onus probandi – burden of proof

quid pro quo – like for like (what for what)

pro bono (publico) – for the public good

actus reus – guilty act

mens rea – guilty mind


Your legal status is derived from Roman Empire law. Blacks Law dictionary defines the following:

capitis deminutio minima
The diminution of a person’s legal status involving a change of family, while both citizenship and freedom were retained.
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capitis deminutio media
The diminution of a persons legal status involving a loss of citizenship, but not freedom (someone cast out of Rome would no longer be a citizen of Rome).
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capitis deminutio maxima
Maximum reduction of status. The diminution of a persons legal status as a result of being reduced to slavery.

Clearly we don’t live in ancient Rome, but these legal status definitions still persist in modern day law, these descriptions taken literally have reduced meaning in modern society.
capitis deminutio minima (thing) confers maximum legal status, capitis deminutio maxima (straw man) confers virtually no legal status, not exactly a slave.

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