Non est factum

Non est factum,

Definition of Non est factum:

  1. A plea that a written agreement is invalid because the defendant was mistaken about its character when signing it.

  2. Plea that the defendant signed a document without fully realizing its nature, such as signing the transfer of a property under the belief that it is a only a guarantee for a debt. Latin for, it is not (his/her) deed.

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