Mistake Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Mistake?

(n) Mistake is the wrong acceptance of the meaning of a word, statement, facts, law etc by a misinterpretation of its meaning, oversight, confusion, incapability etc . Occurrence of a mistake can be corrected later by the parties involved as mistake cannot be treated as the intention, the essence of any dealing.