Interesting Info about De facto
Lawyers or solicitors might use Latin legal terms such as "De facto" in their consultations. In law the term "De Facto" is an illegitimate or illegal claim.
There are many other examples of the application of the term 'De facto' meaning something existing in fact, whether legally recognized. These include a de facto regime, De facto independence, De facto segregation, De facto corporation or a De facto boundary.
A de facto corporation is a company which operates "For all intents and purposes" as if it were a corporation although it has not completed the legal steps to become incorporated.