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2007 Florida Statutes

Disqualification of witness.
Section 90.603, Florida Statutes 2007

90.603  Disqualification of witness.--A person is disqualified to testify as a witness when the court determines that the person is:

(1)  Incapable of expressing himself or herself concerning the matter in such a manner as to be understood, either directly or through interpretation by one who can understand him or her.

(2)  Incapable of understanding the duty of a witness to tell the truth.

History.--s. 1, ch. 76-237; s. 1, ch. 77-77; s. 22, ch. 78-361; s. 1, ch. 78-379; s. 482, ch. 95-147.