Rules of Evidence (Civil Proceedings) in Brazil: Overview – Civil Law

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Litigation and dispute resolution partners, Flavia Altério, Tiago Cortez and Taísa Oliveira, and estate lawyers, Aline Adestro, Gabriella Feres and Nathalia Abé, participated in the “Rules of Evidence (Civil Proceedings) in Brazil: Overview“, published by Practical lawThomson Reuters.

This document provides an overview of the rules governing the disclosure and admissibility of evidence in civil proceedings. In particular, it examines the rules relating to the disclosure obligations of the parties, the admissibility of evidence, testimonies, the burden and standard of proof, as well as the problems that arise when collecting cross-border evidence. Evidence is essential to the outcome of any civil litigation. Usually, the facts involved in a case must be proven by evidence, and the court will decide the case based on the evidence provided by the parties.

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