Latin Legal Terms


Corrigo or “correctum” – this Latin verb literally means to make something correct, make right. For example, in the area of Law of Contracts, in cases where a harmful draft agreement has been proposed to a client by a third party, the lawyer’s job is to correct its clauses so to make it more protective for the interests of the client.

* It is a good idea to ask for the legal opinion of a lawyer before you sign contracts that are proposed to you by third parties. Lawyers are qualified and experienced in Law. They may advise you about the options to protect your interests better, resp. to negotiate on your behalf where needed, the clauses of an agreement.

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