Title 24, Chapter 1, Section 1
As used in this title, the term:
(1) "Competent evidence" means evidence which is admissible.
(2) "Cumulative evidence" means evidence which is additional to
other evidence already obtained.
(3) "Direct evidence" means evidence which immediately points to
the question at issue.
(4) "Indirect evidence" or "circumstantial evidence" means
evidence which only tends to establish the issue by proof of
various facts, sustaining by their consistency the hypothesis
(5) "Preponderance of evidence" means that superior weight of
evidence upon the issues involved, which, while not enough to free
the mind wholly from a reasonable doubt, is yet sufficient to
incline a reasonable and impartial mind to one side of the issue
rather than to the other.
(6) "Presumptive evidence" means evidence which consists of
inferences drawn by human experience from the connection of cause
and effect and from observations of human conduct.
(7) "Sufficient evidence" means evidence which is satisfactory for