- nonlapse statute
See: antilapse statuteCategory: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
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devise — A testamentary gift of real estate. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1399. Sometimes used loosely to include a testamentary gift of either personalty or real estate, but by the weight of authority, when used in a statute, the word is to be given its technical… … Ballentine's law dictionary