probative facts
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

probative facts
n.
   evidence which tends to prove something which is relative to the issues in a lawsuit or criminal prosecution.
   See also: probative, probative value

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • probative facts — In the law of evidence, facts which actually have effect of proving facts sought; evidentiary facts. Matters of evidence required to prove ultimate facts. Johnson v. Inter Southern Life Ins. Co., 244 Ky. 83, 50 S.W.2d 16. See probative evidence …   Black's law dictionary

  • probative facts — Evidentiary facts. Facts which tend to prove ultimate facts. 41 Am J1st Pl § 8 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • probative — pro·ba·tive / prō bə tiv/ adj 1: serving or tending to prove evidence of the use of an alias by a defendant is often probative of nothing Case & Comment compare prejudicial 2: of or relating to proof …   Law dictionary

  • probative — UK US /ˈprəʊbətɪv/ adjective LAW ► relating to information that proves something: »She had no first hand knowledge of any of the probative facts in the case …   Financial and business terms

  • probative value — n. The quality or level of proof offered by a particular piece of evidence. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. probative value The term us …   Law dictionary

  • probative value — The weight as evidence of evidentiary facts. Wilson v Haughton (Ky) 266 SW2d 115, 41 ALR2d 950. See weight of evidence …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • evidence — Any species of proof, or probative matter, legally presented at the trial of an issue, by the act of the parties and through the medium of witnesses, records, documents, exhibits, concrete objects, etc., for the purpose of inducing belief in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • evidence — Any species of proof, or probative matter, legally presented at the trial of an issue, by the act of the parties and through the medium of witnesses, records, documents, exhibits, concrete objects, etc., for the purpose of inducing belief in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • evident — Plainly seen or understood; manifest; obvious. Under a constitutional provision guaranteeing the right to bail except in capital cases when the proof is evident, the word has been viewed as meaning manifest, plain, clear, obvious, apparent, and… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • proof — The effect of evidence; the establishment of a fact by evidence. New England Newspaper Pub. Co. v. Bonner, C.C.A.Mass., 77 F.2d 915, 916. Any fact or circumstance which leads the mind to the affirmative or negative of any proposition. The… …   Black's law dictionary

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