An affirmative defense to a civil lawsuit or criminal charge is a fact or set of facts
other than those alleged by the plaintiff or prosecutor which, if proven by the ...
A defense in which the defendant introduces evidence, which, if found to be
credible, will negate criminal or civil liability, even if it is proven that the defendant
Affirmative Defense. A new fact or set of facts that operates to defeat a claim even
if the facts supporting that claim are true. A plaintiff sets forth a claim in a civil ...
affirmative defense. n. part of an answer to a charge or complaint in which a
defendant takes the offense and responds to the allegations with his/her own ...
Definition: A defense
raised in a responsive pleading (answer) relating a new matter as a defense
to the complaint; affirmative defenses
might include contributory negligence or estopped in civil actions; in criminal cases insanity duress or self-defense
might be used. More »
Affirmative defenses differ from state to state. And, the burden of proof for the
defendant in proving an affirmative defense also differs.
Attachment 4 - AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES. Check boxes that apply to your case
and complete appropriate text boxes. These defenses are not an exhaustive list ...
Affirmative Defenses (Attachment 4) www.saclaw.org/uploads/files/forms/Attach4.
pdf. • Verification www.saclaw.org/uploads/files/forms/Verification.rtf.
Affirmative Defense: When a defendant in a civil lawsuit files a response, usually
called an "answer," the answer will state the defendant's denials of the claims ...
To my knowledge, this is the most complete list of affirmative defenses available,
currently consisting of 149 separate affirmative defenses. This list is updated ...