After discovery a trial is scheduled and the parties appear before the judge to discuss the merits of their cases. The usual standard of proof in civil litigation cases is the preponderance of the evidence standard. This dictates that a proposition is proved by a preponderance of the evidence if the jury is convinced that it is “more likely than not” that the proposition is true. A party who has the burden of proving a fact by a preponderance of the evidence may not simply rely on the jury’s disbelief of his adversary’s denial of that fact. Instead the party must prove his case.
A substantial majority of cases settle prior to trial, so if trial becomes necessary in your case, we would recommend that you retain a Nevada attorney to represent you in your litigation because trial procedure and client advocacy are extremely complex and necessitate the services of an attorney.
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