The act by which one refuses to leave property to a would-be heir.Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estates, Executors & Probate CourtCategory: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 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. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
n.the act of disinheriting.See also: disinherit
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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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 — disÂ·in herÂ·itÂ·ance || â€šdÉªsÉª herÉªtÉ™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