Latin: Presumption; a presumption. Also intrusion, or the unlawful taking of anything. Prosnmptio fortlor. A strong presumption; a presumption of fact entitled to great weight. One which determines the tribunal ia its belief of an alleged fact, without, however, excluding the belief of the possibility of its being otherwise; the effect of which is to shift the burden of proof to the opposite party, and, if this proof be not made, the presumption is held for truth. Hub. Pnel. J. C. lib. 22, tit 3. n. 16; Burrill, Circ. Ev. 66. Prosnmptio nominis. The presumption of the man or individual ; that is, natural presumption unfettered by strict rule. Prosumptio Juris. A legal presumption or presumption of Taw: that is, one in which the law assumes the existence of something until it is disproved by evidence; a conditional, inconclusive, or rebuttable presumption. Best, Ev.