testamentary disposition
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


testamentary disposition
n.
A gift of property from a deceased person to a living one, done through a will.

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


testamentary disposition
Leaving property at one's death, most often though a will. The person making the disposition retains ownership of the property until his or her death, at which time the property is transferred to the beneficiary.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills

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

testamentary disposition
n.
   how the terms of a will divide the testator's (will writer's) estate, including specific gifts to named beneficiaries.
   See also: will

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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