- Refers to actions or facts that occur outside the court and without the court's involvement
- Describes a scenario or action that is not documented or formalized on paper
- Indicates a situation or fact that is not officially documented in the legal records
- The agreement was made in pais, hence there are no court documents to reference.
- Since the agreement was conducted in pais, there's no written record of it.
- As the evidence was in pais, it wasn't found in normal legal or formal records.