Principal Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Principal?

1\) one who commits the crime or is main accomplice in the crime 2) One who holds the high rank in business or job and who directs his/her subordinates to act as an agent on his behalf to ceate a legal relationship with the third party.