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Name: People v. One Ruger .22 Caliber Pistol
Case #: B136093
Opinion Date: 10/24/2000
Court: CA Court of Appeal
District 2 DCA
Division: 6
Citation: 84 Cal.App.4th 310

The testimony of the firearm owner’s psychotherapist at a weapons forfeiture hearing did not violate the psychotherapist privilege. The testimony was necessary to avert dangers to others (citing Tarasoff v. Board of Regents of the University of California (1976) 17 Cal.3d 425, 441).