Definition - What does Premises mean?

In a legal context, premises means 'that which came before.' The premises of the case would include the subject matter (crime) as well as all proceedings that came up to that point, including all documentation, orders, injunctions, or statements of fact.

Justipedia explains Premises

Premises can also be the part of the bill or promissory note which explains the reasons why it exists. Premises can also refer to physical property such as a house where someone resides and the contents of the house combined with the property in full.

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