Statute of FraudsLaw
Legal Definition of Statute of Frauds
(Entry 1 of 2)
statute of frauds
Legal Definition of statute of frauds (Entry 2 of 2)
Note: There are many statutes of frauds, but use of the term often implies a single entity. This is at least partially due to the great stature of the original law, which represents the general principle that a contract must be in writing to be enforceable.