Your Honor Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Your Honor?

(n) The word honorable is prefixed while saluting statutory authorities when they are called by their designation denoting their importance like Honorable king of etc. So judge of a court is saluted as honorable judge. Hence in oral representation a judge was addressed as “Your honor” giving due respect to his statutory authority.