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For the purpose of sections 459.010 to 459.055, a physician or medical care facility may presume in the absence of actual notice to the contrary that an individual who executed a declaration was competent when it was executed. The fact of an individual having executed a declaration shall not be considered as an indication of a declarant's mental incapacity. Advanced age of itself shall not be a bar to a determination of capacity.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Missouri Revised Statutes Title XXXI. Trusts and Estates of Decedents and Persons Under Disability § 459.035. Declarant presumed to be competent - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mo/title-xxxi-trusts-and-estates-of-decedents-and-persons-under-disability/mo-rev-st-459-035/
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