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Uncontested: A type of divorce where both spouses have agreed on terms, such as alimony payments and child custody. Uncontested divorces are often the least expensive. 

: Agreed; an understanding; assented to.

Undertake: To guarantee; to set about to do; to engage in; to promise; to perform; to enter upon.

Underwrite: To bind oneself to support a project, usually by investing money; to insure; to sign one's name to a document, thereby assuming an obligation.

Undue influence: An improper amount of pressure which influences someone to do something he would not do if left to his own devices. As an example, if it can be proved that someone persuaded a maker of a will to leave him money that he would not have received except for his undue influence, then the will might be set aside and nullified.

United States of America: The union of all the states, under the United States Constitution, with governmental control vested in the people of the various states.

Unliquidated claim: A disputed claim; an unsettled dispute.

Unprofessional conduct: Dishonorable or immoral behavior; conduct that violates the code of ethics of one's position or profession.

Unsecured creditor: A creditor without collateral; a person owed money who has no rights in specific property as security for the debt.

Usury: The act of charging an exorbitant, excessive, illegal rate of interest for a loan; an unlawful contract for the loan of money.

Utter: 1. Total; absolute; complete. 2. To say; to speak words.


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