Impossibility Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Impossibility.

Impossibility (noun)

  1. In legal terms, Impossibility refers to a situation where a party fails to fulfill a contract because it becomes impossible due to unforeseen events, natural disasters, or physical disability. This can justify the breach or termination of a contract if approved by a court of law.

Example: If a singer is contracted to perform at an event but loses her voice due to illness, she could claim impossibility to get released from the contract.