Character Witness Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Character Witness?

a person who declares in the court of law another person’s morality,reputation and his character as an individual which is at stake in a criminal and civil cases involving theft,fraud etc.such a witness should belong to the same community as the accused and should have proper knowledge of his habits and qualities.