testamentary gift
testamentary gift see gift

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

testamentary gift
index bequest, legacy

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • gift — n 1: an intentional and gratuitous transfer of real or personal property by a donor with legal capacity who actually or constructively delivers the property to the donee with the intent of giving up dominion over the property and investing it in… …   Law dictionary

  • gift — A voluntary transfer of property to another made gratuitously and without consideration. Bradley v. Bradley, Tex.Civ.App., 540 S.W.2d 504, 511. Essential requisites of gift are capacity of donor, intention of donor to make gift, completed… …   Black's law dictionary

  • testamentary disposition — index bequest, conveyance, demise (conveyance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • testamentary — Pertaining to a will or testament; as testamentary causes. Derived from, founded on, or appointed by a testament or will; as a testamentary guardian, letters testamentary, etc. A paper, instrument, document, gift, appointment, etc., is said to be …   Black's law dictionary

  • Testamentary disposition — A testamentary disposition is any gift of any property by a testator under the terms of a will.TypesTypes of testamentary dispositions include: * General Gift * Legacy * Life estate * Demonstrative legacy for a specific bank account or goods.ee… …   Wikipedia

  • inter vivos gift — Gift made when donor is living and provides that gift take effect while donor is living as contrasted with testamentary gift which is to take effect on death of donor (testator) …   Black's law dictionary

  • lapse of gift — the failure of a testamentary gift as a result of the death of the beneficiary in the testator s lifetime; also, in the case of a gift to a spouse, failure of the gift as a result of the annulment or dissolution of marriage. . . . the word lapse… …   Law dictionary

  • anatomical gift — Testamentary donation of a vital organ, or organs, generally for purpose of medical research or transplant. Most states have adopted the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act which authorizes the gift of all or part of a human body after death for… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Uniform Anatomical Gift Act — The Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (UAGA), and its periodic revisions, is one of the uniform acts that attempt to harmonize the law in force in the fifty U.S. states. It provides a template for the creation and amendment of legislation to adjust… …   Wikipedia

  • inheritance — /in her i teuhns/, n. 1. something that is or may be inherited; property passing at the owner s death to the heir or those entitled to succeed; legacy. 2. the genetic characters transmitted from parent to offspring, taken collectively. 3.… …   Universalium

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