Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
1) Failure to perform an act agreed to, especially if there was a duty to perform. 2) Leaving out a word, phrase, or other language from a written document. If the parties agree that an omission was due to a mutual mistake, the document may be reformed.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:20 pm