|Processes » The Contentious Trial » The Ordinary Contentious Trial » Proofs » Presumptions|
|Canon 1584.||A presumption is a probable conjecture about an uncertain matter; a presumption of law is one which the law itself establishes; a human presumption is one which a judge formulates.|
|Canon 1585.||A person who has a favorable presumption of law is freed from the burden of proof, which then falls to the other party.|
|Canon 1586.||The judge is not to formulate presumptions which are not established by law unless they are directly based on a certain and determined fact connected with the matter in dispute.|
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