matter of law

Definition of "matter of law"
  1. A situation or dispute which relies on legal rules and principles for resolution
How to use "matter of law" in a sentence
  1. The judge decided the case was a matter of law and ruled without a jury.
  2. Whether a contract is enforceable is often a matter of law.
  3. Even though it seemed simple, resolving the property dispute turned out to be a complex matter of law.

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