Glossary of Legal Terms Q
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QUASH: To vacate, void, nullify.
QUID PRO QUO: "Something for something." Fair return consideration, i.e., giving something of value in return for getting something of similar value.
QUO WARRANTO (quo wah RANT oh): writ used to discover by what authority an individual holds or claims a public office, franchise, or liberty.
QUIET ENJOYMENT: the right of a person to occupy peacefully the land which they own or rent is known as quiet enjoyment. It is for example, one of the rights normally granted by a landlord to a tenant.