Burden-of-proof meaning

The duty of presenting a certain amount of evidence in order to meet the legal requirements for establishing the entitlement of the party in a case to the outcome sought.
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The obligation or legal duty to prove what is asserted and in dispute.
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See proof.
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(law) The duty of a party in a legal proceeding to prove an assertion of fact; it includes both the burden of production and the burden of persuasion; the onus probandi.
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