Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A person who testifies in court on behalf of another as to that person's positive character traits and the person's reputation in the community. Such testimony is often offered when the person's honesty or morality is an issue, as in some criminal cases and in civil cases involving accusations of fraud.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:12 pm