Egress Law and Legal Definition

Egress means way of departure. It refers to the act of coming or going out. A word is usually used in conjunction with "access" or "ingress."

The following is an example of a caselaw defining the term:

Egress means leaving or departing from a piece of property.[ Northwestern Ice & Cold Storage Co. v. Multnomah County, 228 Ore. 507 (Or. 1961)]