Not by violence, stealth or entreaty
Nec, Vi, Nec Clam, Nec Precario is a Latin legal maxim which means that, “not by violence, stealth or entreaty”. In other words it means that, ‘not by force, nor stealth, nor the license of the owner’. It is often referred in the context of adverse possession and other land law issues.
Where there is a right, there is a remedy.
This is a legal maxim, which means that where there is a right, there is a remedy. To get a legal remedy, a person should possess a legal right. Whenever the law gives a right to a person or prohibits an injury, then it also provides a remedy. So to sue in the court of law, one should establish his right and its violation.
Ignorance of law is no excuse.
It is a Latin maxim, which means ignorance of fact can be excused but the ignorance of law cannot be excused. Every person should know the laws of the country where he lives. He cannot plead ignorance of it. Even the foreigner has to abide with the laws of the land as long as he happens to be in that country. This maxim is often used in Criminal Law.
“In deed”, “In fact” or “Actually”.
The literal meaning of “De Facto” is “in deed”, “in fact” or “Actually”. The word “De Facto” is of Latin origin, actually referring to something which does exist in fact, whether it may be recognized by lawful authority or not.