representation
rep·re·sen·ta·tion n
1: one that represents: as
a: a statement or account made to influence opinion or action compare warranty 3
b: an incidental or collateral statement of fact on the faith of which a contract is entered into
the contract of sale contains a representation by the purchaserU.S. Code; specif: a statement of fact made by an applicant to an insurer for the purpose of obtaining insurance
2: the act or action of representing: as
a: the action or fact of one person standing for another so as to have the rights and obligations of the person represented
b: the substitution of an individual or class in place of a person (as when a child or children take the share of an estate that would have fallen to a deceased parent) see also per stirpes
c: the action of representing or the fact of being represented esp. in a legislative body
d: the act or action by a lawyer of providing legal advice to a client and appearing (as in court) to speak and act on the client's behalf
3: the body of persons representing a constituency

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

representation
I (acting for others) noun acting as attorney for, advocacy, agency, agentship, body of delegates, body of deputies, deputation, rendering legal advice, rendering legal assistance, speaking for another, substitution, supplying another's place II (statement) noun account, assertion of facts, asseveration, declaration, depiction, description, effigies, explanation, illustration, imago, indication, narration, narrative, portraiture, portrayal, presentation, relation, report, setting forth associated concepts: false representation, material representation, misrepresentation, public representation III index agency (legal relationship), assertion, brief, color (deceptive appearance), concept, copy, cross section, definition, delineation, deputation (delegation), design (construction plan), designation (symbol), disclosure (act of disclosing), disguise, duplicate, election (selection by vote), embodiment, example, illustration, indicant, manifestation, model, narration, paraphrase, part (role), performance (workmanship), profession (declaration), proxy, recital, rendition (explication), resemblance, role, sample, semblance, substitute, suggestion, symbol

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


representation
1. a statement of fact. A representation should be distinguished from a statement of opinion for many legal purposes, especially in relation to contractual obligations.
2. in the law of succession, the concept by which issue of predeceasing issue of the deceased are entitled to take their deceased ancestor's share. For England, see Administration of Estates Act 1925; for Scotland, see Succession (Scotland) Act 1964.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


representation
1) The act of representing — for example, by serving as agent for another or acting as an attorney for a client.
2) A statement of alleged fact either in negotiations or in court.
3) A process by which an heir inherits in place of a predecessor, called right of representation.
Category: Accidents & Injuries
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Category: Small Claims Court
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estates, Executors & Probate Court
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills
Category: Working With a Lawyer

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

representation
United Kingdom
A statement, which relates to a matter of fact or present intention, made during contractual negotiations, which the parties do not ordinarily intend will become a contractual term, but which may induce another party to enter into a contract.
However, in the context of a finance transaction, a representation will often become a contractual term. Representations (and warranties) in finance documents are statements which an obligor makes, in express terms, about itself and the circumstances of the debt or security. From the financier's, or secured party's, point of view, they set out the factual matrix on which it has agreed to make available the loan, or accept security. They are not typically disclosed against (in contrast to representations made in corporate finance documents, such as sale and purchase agreements).
Although a breach of representation (or warranty) may entitle the person receiving the representation to a remedy for misrepresentation (for example, rescission) or breach of contract, in finance documents, such a breach also constitutes an event of default.
Related terms

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


representation
n. A statement of fact made with the purpose of getting someone to become party to a transaction or contract.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


representation
Any action or conduct that can be turned into a statement of fact.

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


representation
Any action or conduct that can be turned into a statement of fact.

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

representation
n.
   1) the act of being another's agent.
   2) acting as an attorney for a client.
   3) a statement of alleged fact either in negotiations or in court.
   See also: represent

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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