Definition of Legal instrument

1. Noun. (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legal Instrument

legal duties
legal duty
legal eagle
legal eagles
legal entities
legal entity
legal expert
legal fee
legal fiction
legal fictions
legal fraud
legal guardian
legal guardians
legal holiday
legal injury
legal instrument (current term)
legal interest
legal jointure
legal medicine
legal name
legal names
legal opinion
legal ouster
legal pad
legal pads
legal person
legal persons
legal philosophy
legal positivism
legal power

Literary usage of Legal instrument

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1. History of Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts: Including Lynnfield, Saugus by Alonzo Lewis, James Robinson Newhall (1865)
"A slip or two from the modern-rules of grammar, may have been noticed; but it is a wise provision that bad grammar shall not damage a legal instrument if ..."

2. Commentaries on the Law of Trusts and Trustees: As Administered in England by Charles Fisk Beach (1897)
"From Suppression of a legal instrument.— Where a person is in possession of property and has suppressed or destroyed the instrument which was the evidence ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"I have no doubt any legal instrument is, as a means of evidence, ... To the extent that a legal instrument will be avoided by an alteration made, ..."

4. Reports of Cases in Chancery, Argued and Determined in the Rolls Court by Baron Henry Bickersteth Langdale, Chaloner William Chute, John Romilly Romilly, Charles Beavan (1861)
"The principle upon which the Court orders a legal instrument to be delivered ... That principle may be thus stated :—If a legal instrument has stated on the ..."

5. The Unconstitutionality of Slavery by Lysander Spooner (1860)
"The only question, then, to be decided, is, what was the meaning of the constitution, as a legal instrument, when it was first drawn up, and presented to ..."

6. A Selection of Cases on Equity Jurisdiction by William Albert Keener (1894)
"The principle upon which the court orders a legal instrument to be delivered ... That principle may be thus stated: If a legal instrument has stated on the ..."

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