testamentary intent
A testator’s true intention in writing a will or naming a recipient of property.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

testamentary intent
n. A testator's intention that a document should function as his last will and testament, the determination of which is up to probate court.
See also testator (testatrix).

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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