Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
The act of changing a written contract when one of the parties can prove that the actual agreement was different than what's written down. Reformation is usually made by a court, for example, when both parties overlooked a mistake in the document, or when one party has deceived the other.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:23 pm