ademption by extinction

ademption by extinction
n. An ademption of some specific or unique property that occurs when the property is destroyed, given away, or sold or does not otherwise exist at the time of the testator's death.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • ademption — ademp·tion /ə demp shən/ n [Latin ademptio, from adimere to take away, from ad to + emere to buy, obtain] 1: the revocation of a gift in a will inferred from the disposal (as by sale) of the property by the maker of the will before he or she dies …   Law dictionary

  • ademption — [ə demp′shən] n. [< L ademptio, a taking away < adimere, take away < ad , to + emere, take, buy: see REDEEM] Law the extinction of a legacy by, or inferred from, an act of the testator before death, as by the disposal of the bequeathed… …   English World dictionary

  • extinction — index aberemurder, abolition, ademption, cancellation, catastrophe, death, demise (death), destruction …   Law dictionary

  • ademption — The extinction or satisfaction of a legacy by some act of the testator, which indicates either a revocation or an intention to revoke the bequest. American Trust & Banking Co. v Balfour, 138 Tenn 385, 198 SW 70, 57 Am J1st Wills § 1580. The… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ademption — /əˈdɛmpʃən/ (say uh dempshuhn) noun revocation; the complete or partial extinction or withholding of a legacy by some act of the testator during his or her life other than revocation by a testamentary instrument. {Latin ademptio} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • ademption — /adem(p)sh3n/ Extinction or withdrawal of legacy by testator s act equivalent to revocation or indicating intention to revoke. Tagnon s Adm x v. Tagnon, 253 Ky. 374, 69 S.W.2d 714. Testator s giving to a legatee that which he has provided in his… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ademption — /adem(p)sh3n/ Extinction or withdrawal of legacy by testator s act equivalent to revocation or indicating intention to revoke. Tagnon s Adm x v. Tagnon, 253 Ky. 374, 69 S.W.2d 714. Testator s giving to a legatee that which he has provided in his… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Roman Law —     Roman Law     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Roman Law     In the following article this subject is briefly treated under the two heads of; I. Principles; II. History. Of these two divisions, I is subdivided into: A. Persons; B. Things; C. Actions …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • cancellation — can·cel·la·tion also can·cel·a·tion n 1: the act or an instance of cancelling 2: a mark made to cancel something (as a check) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • dissolution — dis·so·lu·tion /ˌdi sə lü shən/ n: the act or process of ending: as a: the termination of an organized body (as a court) b: the ending of a partnership relationship caused by the withdrawal of one of the partners from the relationship c: the… …   Law dictionary

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