controlling law

Definition of "controlling law"
  1. State laws that are chosen to interpret or judge disputes related to documents such as contracts or trusts
How to use "controlling law" in a sentence
  1. In their agreement, they chose Arizona as the controlling law.
  2. The controlling law in this dispute will be determined by the provisions stated in our contract.
  3. They decided the controlling law for the trust would be from their home state.

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