13 with Monty Kimball about Monty's being hired to
14 assist Barton Warnock with regard to transferring
15 certain pieces of his property?
16 A. I had a conversation with Monty. I didn't
17 know -- To my recollection, it was about the will.
18 But I -- I -- You'll have to ask Monty really.
19 He -- he called me at the County
20 Attorney's office and told me that -- I can't
21 remember if he said that Barton was in the office
22 with him then or whether he had talked to Barton, and
23 I thought it was about the will, to my recollection.
24 But I don't remember.
25 And -- and I told Monty, yes, that I
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1 had been -- he had talked to me, that he was going to
2 get married and all that.
3And all I -- and I -- and I told Monty,
4I said, "Monty, be very careful, because he -- he has
5dementia, and he -- he doesn't remember from one day
6to the next what he's done."
7 Q. All right. Did you express to Monty any
8 reservation that Doctor Warnock does not have the
9 mental capacity to transact his own business?
10 A. I just told him to be very careful.
11 Q. Okay. And what did you mean by "Be very
13 A.Well, he -- he -- he was an old man. And he
14doesn't remember from day-to-day, you know, what he
15had done. And it was obvious to me that when I
16had -- was visiting with him and when I did Ruel's
17will, he -- he didn't understand the trust. He
18didn't understand where the assets were. He didn't
19understand all of that.
20And I was just trying to convey to him,
21you know -- you know, "He's an old man. Be careful.
22Be very careful. Make -- make sure" -- I was trying
23to get across to Monty, make sure he -- he -- you