Judgment Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Judgment?

It is a courts final decision in writing made to resolve certain issue or lawsuits which would declare who wins and who looses by the way or money damages or relief. It brings end to the jurisdiction of the court on that matter and also declares the rights and duties of each party of the lawsuit. The parties will have to abide by the courts decision or appeal to a court higher then the present courts jurisdiction.