out-of-court

adjective

Legal Definition of out-of-court

1 : not made under oath or affirmation as part of a judicial proceeding (as a trial or deposition) an out-of-court statement
2 : not made or done as part of a judicial proceeding an out-of-court settlement

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“Out-of-court.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/out-of-court. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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