A term that generally describes dishonest dealing. Depending on the exact setting, bad faith may mean a dishonest belief or purpose, untrustworthy performance of duties, neglect of fair dealing standards, or a fraudulent intent.
See Good faith (contrast).
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
The intentional refusal to fulfill a legal or contractual obligation, misleading another, or entering into an agreement without intending to or having the means to complete it.Most contracts come with an implied promise to act in good faith.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:11 pm