disposing mind and memory

disposing mind and memory
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estates, Executors & Probate Court
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills

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

disposing mind and memory
   the mental ability to understand in general what one possesses and the persons who are the "natural objects of bounty" (wife and/or children), at the time of making a will.
   See also: competent, will

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • sound and disposing mind and memory — n. Language often used in wills to mean the mental capacity necessary to create a will. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

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