probative evidence


probative evidence
n.
Evidence that proves what it is intended to prove.

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  • probative evidence — /prowbatav evadans/ In the law of evidence, means having the effect of proof; tending to prove, or actually proving an issue; that which furnishes, establishes, or contributes toward proof. Akin v. Hill s Estate, 201 Kan. 306, 440 P.2d 585, 590.… …   Black'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 — is a term used in law to signify tending to prove. Hill, Gerald N., and Kathleen T. Hill. Probative Legal Definition of Probative. The Free Dictionnary by Farlex. July 2007. Farlex Inc. 2 July 2007 .] Probative evidence seeks the truth .… …   Wikipedia

  • evidence — ev·i·dence 1 / e və dəns, ˌdens/ n [Medieval Latin evidentia, from Latin, that which is obvious, from evident evidens clear, obvious, from e out of, from + videns, present participle of videre to see]: something that furnishes or tends to furnish …   Law dictionary

  • Probative — Pro ba*tive, a. [L. probativus: cf. F. probatif.] Serving for trial or proof; probationary; as, probative judgments; probative evidence. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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 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 facts — See: probative Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009. probative facts …   Law dictionary


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