Logourl black

Pro Tanto

Definition

Latin phrase meaning “only to that extent,” or "as much as one is able," or "as far as it goes," or "for so much." In legal parlance, the term is often used to denote partial fulfillment of an actual or potential obligation, often partial payment towards a claim asserted in a lawsuit.

Related Rules [?]


The related rules section is for members only and includes a compilation of all the rules of law in Quimbee's database relating to this key term.

To access the related rules, please start your free trial or log in.