Clear And Convincing Evidence Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Clear And Convincing Evidence?

It is the standard of evidence that has to be met to prove that a person has commited a crime.In civil cases standard of evidence required is called “preponderance of evidence” and in criminal cases it is called ‘beyond a reasonable doubt”.