parol evidence rule

noun

Legal Definition of parol evidence rule

: a rule of document interpretation: parol evidence offered to contradict or modify a writing (as a contract or will) is not admissible when the writing is unambiguous or was intended to be a final expression of the author's wishes

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“Parol evidence rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/parol%20evidence%20rule. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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