adjudicatory hearing

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Trial process in which a court determines whether or not the allegations contained in a petition are supported by evidence.

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The adjudicatory hearing revealed that the evidence was sufficient to reasonably conclude that the debtor did in fact owe the money.
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At the adjudicatory hearing, the judge determines whether the facts as stated in the petition or warrant are true or false.
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When the court was inundated with requests for prosecution of a diet pill company for false claims and dangerous ingredients, the judge held an adjudicatory hearing to see if there was enough evidence to bring a case against the company.
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