Appellate Court Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Appellate Court, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Appellate Court?

v. the literal meaning is to take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect. In legal parlance it refers to taking over of a liability. In real property law, to assume is to transfer a mortgage from the seller to the buyer.