(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "legal document" in a sentence
"Sweyn told Laura loudly that in the thirteenth century a Danish legal document called the Codex Runicus had been compiled and that at about the same time a prayer-book had been written in runes for the benefit of a Danish notable of the era who was not conversant with Latin."