Pari Delicto Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Pari Delicto?

It is a Latin word meaning ” at equal faults”. It is a doctrine which states that when both the parties involved in the lawsuit are guilty, none can claim anything from the other till it is proved that the contract was invalid or that ones guilt was much superior to the other.In such cases, the court does not relief either for the breach of contracts.