Charge Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Charge?

1 It is an instruction given by the Judge to the members of Jury before the trial is taken over by jury. The judge explains the possible laws that apply in that particular case. 2. It also refers to the statement put down on the official complain accusing the party and staing the crime committed against which the complain is registered.