Race To The Courthouse Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Race To The Courthouse?

(n) Doctrine of Race to the courthouse establishes the precedence of the documents, deed, mortgage, lien, judgments etc have on the documents subsequently recorded with the country recorder records, irrespective of whether the subsequent recorded document were dated later or not.