Immaterial Law and Legal Definition
Immaterial is often used as the basis for an objection to evidence or testimony offered in court which is arued to be irrelevant to the issue in dispute. When something is said to be immaterial, it means that it does not tend to prove or disprove the truth or existance of a fact which bears a direct relationship to a matter in controversy. Evidence, such as witness testimony, or arguments advanced in court may be objected to on the basis that it is immaterial. Immaterial is synonymous with the term irrelevant.