Kiddushin 74 - Who Is To Be Believed

The seller is believed when he states "I sold the item to this person, and the other person gave me the money against my will" - all the time that the merchandise is still in his possession.

Midwife is believed to tell us who is the firstborn - but only immediately after birth, his mother is believed for the first seven days of his life, and his father is believed always, because of " ...shall recognize the firstborn ."

A mother of a child born out of wedlock is believed if she says that she cohabited with a person who is genealogically fit.