Definition - What does Actuals mean?

In law, actuals refer to things which are real, and which currently do exist. This can range between a number of subjects, and depends on what type of legal issue is being discussed. In all cases, the term actuals is meant to indicate a definite object or act, as opposed to something that is not definitive, provable, or circumstantial. In bankruptcy law, for example, actuals refer to payments that have actually been made as opposed to the ones that are still outstanding.

Justipedia explains Actuals

In criminal and litigation law, actuals refer to the damage that was actually done in the case. It is always the opposite of something that is circumstantial, and is usually corroborated by one or more sources. The term separates intent from action to prove a definitive subject matter.

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