Parol Evidence Rule

Definition of "Parol evidence rule"

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Rule that prohibits the introduction into a court of law of any oral or written agreement that contradicts the final written agreement. For example, an insurance contract containing clauses and provisions is in writing, and as such this contract cannot be contradicted or modified by any oral statements or agreements that are inadmissible in a court of law.

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