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Competency/ Insanity

Competency

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Insanity

Special Rules

Competence to testify: A person is incompetent to testify if the court finds that because of a mental condition or immaturity the person: (1) is, or was, at any relevant time, incapable of perceiving accurately; (2) is unable to express himself or herself so as to be understood either directly or through an interpreter; (3) has an impaired memory; or (4) does not sufficiently understand the duty to tell the truth. Pa. Rule Evi. 601. 

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