Legal Memorandum: Defining a preponderance of the evidence

Issue: Under the law of Illinois, what is the definition of "a preponderance of the evidence"?

Area of Law: Litigation Practice & Procedure, Litigation Practice and Procedure
Keywords: ; Preponderance; Evidence; Proof; Fact; Issue; True; Definition
Jurisdiction: Illinois
Cited Cases: None
Cited Statutes: None
Date: 03/01/2016

A preponderance of the evidence is proof that the fact at issue is more likely true than not. In re N.B., 191 Ill.2d 338, 343 (2000).

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Hansen, 2016.IL.143720 (Ill. App. Dist. 1 2016).

Date: March 1, 2016

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