What is hearsay evidence in a civil case?

California, United States of America


The following excerpt is from People v. Linares, E068808 (Cal. App. 2019):

Hearsay evidence is evidence of a statement made other than by a witness while testifying at the hearing that is offered to prove the truth of the matter stated. (Evid. Code, 1200, subd. (a).) Hearsay evidence is inadmissible, except as provided by law. (Evid. Code, 1200, subd. (b); People v. Grimes (2016) 1 Cal.5th 698, 710-711.) "'We

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review [a claim] regarding a trial court's ruling on the admissibility of evidence for abuse of discretion.'" (People v. Henriquez (2017) 4 Cal.5th 1, 31, citing People v. Goldsmith (2014) 59 Cal.4th 258, 266.)

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