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Common pitfalls in the evaluation of testamentary capacity.

The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 
35
(4): 
514-517; 
2007. 
(English). 
[Record Source: PubMed]
The examination for testamentary capacity poses several unique challenges to the forensic evaluator, especially when performed, as is often the case, postmortem. Forensic experience reveals that a series of common pitfalls awaits the unwary witness. This brief review identifies the more common pitfalls and suggests how to avoid them.
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Record TypeJournal Article
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ISSN1093-6793