Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Based or founded upon contract.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Depending on or arising from, the mutual agreement of parties; as distinguished from legal, which means created by or arising from, the act of the law. As to conventional "Estates," "Interest," "Mortgage," "Subrogation," and "Trustees," see those titles.