Burden Of Proof Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Burden Of Proof?

(n) Burden of Proof is the legal obligation on a party to prove the allegation made by him against another party. The burden of proof in a case lies with the plaintiff unless defendant counter with a factual claim based on the allegation, that is when categorical acceptance is made by the defendant and he is disputing a factual position.