Parol Definitions for Land Surveyors

parol1 Executed or made by word of mouth, or by a writing not under seal. 2 The pleadings in a legal action formerly presented by word of mouth.

parol agreementAn oral agreement between the owners establishing the boundaries dividing adjacent land.

parol evidenceOral evidence; that which is given by word of mouth; the ordinary kind of evidence, given by witnesses in court. In a particular sense. and with reference to contracts, deeds, wills, and other writings, parol evidence is the same as extraneous evidence or evidence aliunde.

Source: NSPS “Definitions of Surveying and Related Terms“, used with permission.

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