Fictio cedit veritati. Fictio juris non est, ubi veritas

Fiction gives way to truth. A fiction of law will not prevail where the fact appears.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • fictio cedit veritati — Fictio juris non est ubi veritas /fiksh(iy)ow siydat vehrateytay. fiksh(iy)ow juras non est yiiwbay vehrataes/ Fiction yields to truth. Where there is truth, fiction of law exists not …   Black's law dictionary

  • truth — I noun accuracy, actuality, authenticity, candor, conformity to fact, correctness, exactness, fact, genuineness, honesty, integrity, precision, probity, realism, reality, right, sincerity, veracity, veritas, verity associated concepts:… …   Law dictionary

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