Dead Man'S Statute Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Dead Man'S Statute?

It’s a legislative act denying any credibility to a testimony about any communication, transaction, promises made by a deceased person, from someone who would be the interested party by claiming a witness after the person’s death.