Full Faith And Credit Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Full Faith And Credit?

(n) Full Faith And Credit is the requirement contained in the Statute, which stipulate the observance of faith in the public Acts, Judgments etc formed by the authority derived from the Statute, by all its States and Constituents. Article IV. (1) of US constitution says “Full faith and credit shall be given in each State to the public acts, records and judicial proceedings of every other state.