Probable Cause Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Probable Cause?

It refers to a resonable justifying facts that proves or makes an average intellegent man believe that the crime was committed by the accused or that the crime has been committed at a certain property and the accused is connected some way or the other. These facts justifies the police action thereafter as in arrest or issuing warrant or search of the property.