WAC 182-526-0485 Standard of proof

WAC 182-526-0485 Standard of proof.

Effective February 1, 2013

Standard of proof refers to the amount of evidence needed to prove a party's position. Unless the rules or law states otherwise, the standard of proof in a hearing is a preponderance of the evidence. This standard means that it is more likely than not that something happened or exists.

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