Breach Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Breach?

(n) Breach is the violation or breaking of an obligation, duty, promise, trust etc by a person who is liable to perform or not to perform such action by a contact, legal obligation, customary practice etc. Eg. Breach of contract terms, Breach of trust, Breach of promise, Breach of warranty etc