To forgo something, usually a right. Exampls: to waive a right to jury trial is to not demand the jury trial which you would otherwise have a right to.
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
To voluntarily give up a right, including not enforcing a term of a contract (such as insisting on payment on an exact date), or knowingly giving up a legal right (such as a speedy trial). (See also: waiver
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:26 pm