inter vivos
in·ter vi·vos /'in-tər-'vī-vōs, -'vē-/ adv or adj [Late Latin]: between living persons
an inter vivos transfer see also donation inter vivos at donation; gift inter vivos at gift; inter vivos trust at trust compare causa mortis

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

inter vivos
noun conferment between the living, conveyance between the living, transfer among the living associated concepts: inter vivos will

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


inter vivos
adj.
(Latin) Between the living; describes gifts or transfers done from one living person to another.
adv.
inter vivos

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


inter vivos
(in-tur vee-vohs) Latin for "among the living." Inter vivos usually refers to the transfer of property during life, rather than after death through a will or other estate planning instrument. It may also refer to a trust created while living, rather than a trust that comes into being upon the trust maker's death.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estates, Executors & Probate Court
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Living Wills & Medical Powers of Attorney
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills

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


inter vivos
adj. Latin A conveyance of property between living parties and not by bequest.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


inter vivos
(Latin: Between the living.)
A phrase used to describe a gift that is made during the donor's lifetime.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


inter vivos
I
[Latin, Between the living.] A phrase used to describe a gift that is made during the donor's lifetime.
II Between living persons.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

inter vivos
[in-tur veye-vohs]
adj.
   Latin for "among the living," usually referring to the transfer of property by agreement between living persons and not by a gift through a will. It can also refer to a trust (inter vivos trust) which commences during the lifetime of the person (trustor or settlor) creating the trust as distinguished from a trust created by a will (testamentary trust), which comes into existence upon the death of the writer of the will.
   See also: inter vivos trust

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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