Waiver Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Waiver?

(n) Waiver the process of giving up any right on anything with a voluntary action or non action. Waiver of a right can be temporary or permanent nature. For example if rent is waived for one month by refusing to accept, it does not mean rent is waived for ever. Where a settlement is accepted and document exchanged as token the waiver can be permanent.