Ultimate Fact Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Ultimate Fact?

(n). Ultimate Fact is the conclusion arrived during a trial based on the evidentiary facts. For example neighbors witness John enters his apartment at 10 am and locked the door from inside. They heard gun sound inside and crying of his wife. On hearing the SOS cops entered in to the apartment. They could see John sitting with a Gun in his hand. There was no one else in the apartment. With all these evidentiary facts the Ultimate Fact can be derived as John killed his wife