Quantum Meruit - Expression means "as much as he deserves," and describes the extent of liability on a contract implied by law.
Quash - To vacate or void a summons, subpoena, etc.
Quasi-Contract - An obligation created by the law in the absence of an agreement or contract; not based upon the intentions or expressions of the parties.
Quasi-Criminal Action -A classification of actions such as violation of a city ordinance that is not also violation of a criminal statute, which are wrongs against the public punishable through fines but are not usually indictable offenses.
Quid Pro Quo - This is a Latin term which means what for what; something for something; exchanging one valuable thing for another.
Quiet Title Action - A court proceeding to remove a cloud on the title to real property.
Quit-Claim Deed - A deed without warranty of title which passes whatever title the grantor has to another.