Witness Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Witness?

(n) A witness is a person used in a law proceeding to verify the correctness of the arguments or testify the correctness of the findings of the case, or provide evidences leading to make a conclusion after testifying himself by an oath. The testimony given by the witness is used to ascertain the facts considering its merit and relative weight