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“Burden of proof” means the obligation of a party to establish by evidence a requisite degree of belief concerning a fact in the mind of the trier of fact or the court. The burden of proof may require a party to raise a reasonable doubt concerning the existence or nonexistence of a fact or that he establish the existence or nonexistence of a fact by a preponderance of the evidence, by clear and convincing proof, or by proof beyond a reasonable doubt.
Except as otherwise provided by law, the burden of proof requires proof by a preponderance of the evidence.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Evidence Code - EVID § 115 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/evidence-code/evid-sect-115.html
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