extrinsic evidence


extrinsic evidence
extrinsic evidence see evidence

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

extrinsic evidence
Evidence relating to a contract but not contained in the written document, such as circumstances surrounding the agreement or statements made by the parties. This evidence may be admitted if the document's meaning is ambiguous. (See: parol evidence rule)
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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


extrinsic evidence
Facts or information not embodied in a written agreement such as a will, trust, or contract.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


extrinsic evidence
Facts or information not embodied in a written agreement such as a will, trust, or contract.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • extrinsic evidence — External evidence, or that which is not contained in the body of an agreement, contract, and the like. Evidence which does not appear on the face of a document, but which is available from other sources such as statements by the parties and other …   Black's law dictionary

  • extrinsic evidence — External evidence, or that which is not contained in the body of an agreement, contract, and the like. Evidence which does not appear on the face of a document, but which is available from other sources such as statements by the parties and other …   Black's law dictionary

  • extrinsic evidence — See parol evidence …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 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

  • extrinsic — ex·trin·sic /ek strin zik, sik/ adj: not contained in or occurring in something (as a contract) an extrinsic representation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. extrinsic …   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

  • Evidence (law) — The law of evidence governs the use of testimony (e.g., oral or written statements, such as an affidavit) and exhibits (e.g., physical objects) or other documentary material which is admissible (i.e., allowed to be considered by the trier of fact …   Wikipedia

  • Evidence — (Roget s Thesaurus) >On one side. < N PARAG:Evidence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 evidence evidence Sgm: N 1 facts facts premises data praecognita grounds GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 indication indication &c. 550 …   English dictionary for students

  • evidence aliunde — Same as extrinsic evidence …   Ballentine's law dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.