non est factum

Definition of "non est factum"
  1. A denial-based defense where the execution of a deed, such as a contract, is disputed
How to use "non est factum" in a sentence
  1. The attorney used non est factum to dispute that his client had ever signed the contract.
  2. In order to claim non est factum, the defendant would have to convincingly deny ever executing the deed.
  3. Because of the non est factum claim, the court had to delve deeper into the contract signing details.

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