Prout Patet Per Recordum Law and Legal Definition

Prout patet per recordum is a Latin phrase which means “as appears by the record.” This phrase is abbreviated as “prout & c.” Prout patet per recordum was frequently used in pleadings to indicate that a fact was supported by documentary evidence. If this phrase is not used correctly, it can lead to a fatal defect and may result in the failure in the case.