Latin Legal Terms


Contego – it literally means to cover up, shield, protect, and defend. For example, within the area of Family Law in some legal systems, the duty of the appointed legal guardian is to protect and defend the underage or incapable person. Also (where provided) he is entitled to perform legal activities on their behalf for securing their legal and financial interests.

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