Definition of EVIDENCE, EXTRINSIC


EVIDENCE, EXTRINSIC

External evidence, or that which is not
contained in
the body of an agreement, contract, and the like.

2. It is a general rule that extrinsic evidence cannot be admitted to
contradict, explain, vary or change the terms of a contract or of a will,
except in a latent ambiguity, or to rebut a resulting trust. 14 John. 1, 1
Day, R. 8, 6 Conn. 270.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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