Extension Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Extension.

Extension (noun)

  1. In legal terms, an extension refers to allowance of additional time given beyond a set deadline. This may apply to various scenarios such as making a payment, filing a legal document, or continuing a contractual agreement like a lease past its original end date.

Usage: The court granted an extension to the plaintiff to file their legal documents after the originally set due date.