Trier of Fact

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Definition of Trier of Fact

The trier of fact is the jury or judge who will decide the factual issues in a trial. Under some conditions there will not be a jury and the judge in the trial may act not only as the trier of fact but also as the trier of law. In different types of hearings there may be other persons who are considered the trier of fact such as a commission or board.

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