Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
In the law of contracts, a written paper that is one of several documents that constitute a contract, such as a written offer and a written acceptance. If the parties are in different localities, often a contract is executed in several counterparts that are the same, but each counterpart is signed by a different party.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:13 pm