Maker Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Maker.

Maker (noun): A maker is the individual who generates or produces something that did not previously exist. This term often applies in various legal contexts, such as the person creating a will ('maker of a will'), drafting a cheque ('maker of a cheque'), making a promise ('maker of a promise'), or manufacturing a product ('maker of a product'). These entities become legally responsible for the result of their creations.