matter of record
matter of record see matter

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

matter of record
index certificate

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


matter of record
n.
An issue that can be proven by the official record on which it has been entered.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


matter of record
Anything in the record of the court. This may include testimony, evidence, rulings, and sometimes arguments which have been recorded by the court reporter or court clerk. It is an expression often heard in trials and legal arguments to refer to a fact recorded by the court in the course of a hearing. For example, if it was determined in cross-examination that Ms. Smith goes by another name, a lawyer might say "Ms. Smith's alias is a matter of record."
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


matter of record
Anything that has been entered in the formal written record of a court, which can be proved by the production of that record.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


matter of record
Anything that has been entered in the formal written record of a court, which can be proved by the production of that record.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

matter of record
n.
   anything, including testimony, evidence, rulings and sometimes arguments, which has been recorded by the court reporter or court clerk. It is an expression often heard in trials and legal arguments that "such and such is a matter of record" as distinguished from actions outside the court or discussions not written down or taped.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Matter of record — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • matter of record — {n. phr.} A fact or event that is kept officially as a legal record. * /If you are convicted of speeding it becomes a matter of record./ * /A birth certificate or a marriage license is a matter of record./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • matter of record — {n. phr.} A fact or event that is kept officially as a legal record. * /If you are convicted of speeding it becomes a matter of record./ * /A birth certificate or a marriage license is a matter of record./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • matter\ of\ record — n. phr. A fact or event that is kept officially as a legal record. If you are convicted of speeding it becomes a matter of record. A birth certificate or a marriage license is a matter of record …   Словарь американских идиом

  • matter of record — noun a) A fact which is recorded in governmental or other official records. When Dick Larkin asked to see his credentials, the inspector not only produced them, but gave the owners name and the county in which the brand was a matter of record. b) …   Wiktionary

  • matter of record — A matter entered on the records of a court of record; a matter recorded in the place and manner required by law. Croswell v Byrnes (NY) 9 Johns 287, 290 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • matter of record — matter appearing on the judicial record of a court or in a record required by law to be kept in a particular place * * * Law. a fact or statement that appears on the record of a court and that can be proved or established by producing such record …   Useful english dictionary

  • matter of record — Any judicial matter or proceeding entered on the records of a court, and to be proved by the production of such record. It differs from matter in deed, which consists of facts which may be proved by specialty …   Black's law dictionary

  • matter of record — Any judicial matter or proceeding entered on the records of a court, and to be proved by the production of such record. It differs from matter in deed, which consists of facts which may be proved by specialty …   Black's law dictionary

  • matter of record — Law. a fact or statement that appears on the record of a court and that can be proved or established by producing such record. [1600 10] * * * …   Universalium

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