Interlineation Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Interlineation?

It refers to the writing or sentences added in between the lines of a documents or instrument such as contract. Such writings are added in between the lines due to some aspects that were omitted earlier or had been thought about later. Since such addition of sentences or words added in between the lines change the instrument/contract alltogther it needs to be agreed upon by other party by putting the initials and getting the document retyped fresh with the incorpoaration. Once done, such sentence or lines are known to be interlineation.