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Evidence Code - EVID

DIVISION 7. OPINION TESTIMONY AND SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE [800 - 870]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299. )

CHAPTER 1. Expert and Other Opinion Testimony [800 - 870]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299. )

ARTICLE 3. Opinion Testimony on Particular Subjects [870- 870.]
  ( Heading of Article 3 renumbered from Article 2 by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1151. )

870.
  

A witness may state his opinion as to the sanity of a person when:

(a) The witness is an intimate acquaintance of the person whose sanity is in question;

(b) The witness was a subscribing witness to a writing, the validity of which is in dispute, signed by the person whose sanity is in question and the opinion relates to the sanity of such person at the time the writing was signed; or

(c) The witness is qualified under Section 800 or 801 to testify in the form of an opinion.

(Enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299.)

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