Ohio  |  Consumer Law

Legal Question

Asked on: 6/05/13, 3:33 pm

A former tennants father claims that I stole his riding lawn mower after the tennant left my property owing rent and utility bills. I do not have the mower and have never had it yet he has filed a civil lawsuit in small claims court. Who has the burden of proof?

1 Answer


Answered on: 6/05/13, 8:07 pm by Eric Willison

In Ohio, the plaintiff has the burden of proving, by preponderance of the evidence, the facts that establish all of the elements of his claims against you.


Did you find this answer helpful?

0 Users found this answer helpful.

0 Attorneys agree with this answer.


Law Office of Eric E. Willison 625 City Park Avenue Columbus, OH 43206

Other answers from this attorney

Didn't find what you were looking for? Ask an Attorney!

Get answers from the top Attorneys
Ask Question

115 Answers given in the last few hours.

8662 Active attorneys ready to answer your question

Search Past Answers:
  Advanced Search