Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary

Representation

1) The act of representing -- for example, by serving as agent for another or acting as an attorney for a client. 2) A statement of alleged fact either in negotiations or in court. 3) A process by which an heir inherits in place of a predecessor, called right of representation.
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