In Haec Verba Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term In Haec Verba.

In Haec Verba (Latin term)


  1. Directly translating to "In these words" from Latin, it refers to the act of duplicating the exact wording in a document, deed, or agreement, presently in question or dispute, into a complaint or plea. This is often done in place of annexing a physical copy of the said document with the complaint or plea. This phrase is commonly employed in the legal field, particularly when the authenticity of a document's language is crucial to a case or dispute.