Stephen Noffsinger, MD


Evaluating Capacity to Make a WillPsychological Autopsy and Assessment of Testamentary Capacity

December 02, 2008

It is an ancient practice to state instructions for distributing one’s property after death. In Genesis 48, Jacob verbally bequeaths his property to Joseph, Joseph’s siblings, and Joseph’s 2 sons. Wills existed in ancient Greece and Rome, with restrictions.