What is FORFEIT?

To lose an estate, a franchise, or other property belonging to one, by theact of the law, and as a consequence of some misfeasance, negligence, or omission.Cassell v. Crothers, Hi:: Pa. 350, 44 Atl. 410; State v. De Cress, 72 Tex. 242, 11 S. W.1020; State v. Walliridge, 110 Mo. 3S3, 24 S. W.

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