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LEGAL RIGHTS Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Lawfully guaranteed powers a legal entity acquires from winning a court decision. Realization or defense of just and lawful claims or interests against ‘The whole world’ is the basis. Whether or not the existence such rights is publicly known, legal rights as laws impact every citizen.

TLD Example: A favorable decision from the court recognized the legal rights of the home owner to the use and enjoyment of his backyard.

 

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