Admission Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Admission, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Admission?

n. an admission is a statement by an adverse party which can be admitted into evidence over a hearsay objection. In general, an adverse party is a party against whom judgment is sought. Hence an admission support the position of the other side or diminish the party’s own position. Also in order to save expenses as to mere formal proofs, the attorneys on each side consent to admit, reciprocally, certain facts in the cause without calling for proof of them.