Forthwith Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Forthwith?

(adv) Forthwith is the situation or time frame within which an action, event etc are required to be done, as a consequence or relation of any other action or events necessitating the former. Eg. The holder of pledge need to return the property forthwith on the receipt of his money.