exculpatory clause

Definition of "exculpatory clause"
  1. A term in a lease that frees the landlord from liability for all harm occurring on the property, even if they are responsible for it. However, many states nullify such clauses
How to use "exculpatory clause" in a sentence
  1. The apartment renter was unaware of the exculpatory clause on her lease contract.
  2. The landlord was surprisingly keen on including an exculpatory clause in the house rental agreement.
  3. Due to state laws, the exculpatory clause in the lease was declared unenforceable by the court.

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