Void Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Void?

(Adj) A law, agreement, ruling or order is said to void when it is not enforceable by any event stopping its implementation. It can become void by intervention of a higher authority or when it is against the constitution or other statutory provisions. An order becomes void when it is impractical to follow it. A contract can become void when it is entered by person who is not competent to do so like a contract with a minor or a contract with out consideration. Void means not enforceable.