Four corners (law)
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- From the four corners of the document: as derived from the text of the agreement itself, without relying upon other resources or witnesses.
- "Absent ambiguity, the parties’ intentions must be discerned from the four corners of the document, and extrinsic evidence may not be considered." KY Supreme Court 2007-CA-000498
- "Construction of a deed is a matter of law, and the intention of the parties is to be gathered from the four corners of the instrument." KY Supreme Court 1995-CA-001813
- Looking at the four corners of the will: examining and analyzing the will.
- "It is evident to us, from looking at the four corners of the will, ..." KY Supreme Court 1996-CA-000833