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Handwritten corrections

What is the legal basis for a 'one-line-through' strikeout, initial and date handwritten correction to a legal document? I heard a rumor that it was started by Admiral Rickover - is there any truth to that?

Asked on 1/21/09, 11:11 am

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Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law
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Re: Handwritten corrections

Who knows(about Admiral Rickover's alleged connection to this practice), but what difference would it make since it's widely used and recognized as a valid method to amend a check or other legal document?

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Answered on 1/22/09, 10:15 am

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