scrivener

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scrivener

One who drafts a document.Under the “doctrine of scrivener's error,”parties may correct a deed, mortgage, or other instrument by the use of oral evidence that the draftsperson made a mistake and did not express the intention of the parties. By virtue of the parol evidence rule, such testimony would ordinarily not be allowed.