index rejection, renunciation

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

The act by which one refuses to leave property to a would-be heir.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estates, Executors & Probate Court
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

n. The act of creating or modifying a will to deprive a potential heir of property or assets that would otherwise pass to the heir under a will.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

   the act of disinheriting.
   See also: disinherit

Law dictionary. . 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Disinheritance — Dis in*her it*ance, n. The act of disinheriting, or the condition of being; disinherited; disherison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disinheritance — disinherit ► VERB (disinherited, disinheriting) ▪ dispossess of or bar from an inheritance. DERIVATIVES disinheritance noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disinheritance — noun see disinherit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disinheritance — See disinherit. * * * …   Universalium

  • disinheritance — noun The act of disinheriting …   Wiktionary

  • disinheritance — dis·in her·it·ance || ‚dɪsɪ herɪtÉ™ns n. exclusion from a will; act of depriving a person of his rightful inheritance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disinheritance — dis·inheritance …   English syllables

  • disinheritance — /disinhehratans/ The act by which the owner of an estate deprives a person, who would otherwise be his heir, of the right to inherit it …   Black's law dictionary

  • disinheritance — Disinheriting an heir; depriving an heir of his inheritance of right to succeed to the estate of his ancestor …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • disinheritance — noun the act by a donor that terminates the right of a person to inherit • Derivationally related forms: ↑disinherit • Hypernyms: ↑discontinuance, ↑discontinuation …   Useful english dictionary

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