Caveat Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Caveat?

(n) Caveat is the requirement of prior notice or information given to a party before taking any particular action concerning or directly effecting the them. The Latin word means let him beware. A sanction of Caveat petition requires the issue to be heard in the court before any authority takes a decision.