New Matter Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is New Matter?

It refers to all the facts which were brought into the trial by the defendant in his/her defence which surpasses ( counter arguing in defence) the allegations put up by the plaintiff. These new facts needs to be decalraed formally in writing and needs to be verified for its genuineness.