Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A person who does something to benefit another without being requested or legally obligated to do so, and is therefore not entitled to seek compensation for his or her actions. For example, someone who decides to wash all of the cars on the block would not be entitled to demand payment from each car's owner.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:20 pm