adeemed

adeemed
index attached (seized)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • adeemed — v. (Law) revoke (grant, inheritance, gift made in a will, etc.) by ademption …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ademption — is a term used in the law of wills to determine what happens when property bequeathed under a will is no longer in the testator s estate when the testator dies. For devises of specific items of property, called specific gifts, the property is… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • adeem — /ə dēm/ vt [from ademption, after such pairs as redemption: redeem]: to revoke or satisfy (as a legacy) by ademption Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adeem …   Law dictionary

  • attached — I (annexed) adjective added, affixed, agglutinated, appendant, appended, aptus, bound, conjoined, connected, fastened, fixed, joined, paired, subjoined, united II (seized) adjective adeemed, annexed, appropriated, arrogated, confiscated, disseis …   Law dictionary

  • ademption (of legacies) — in both the English and the Scots law of succession, a special legacy that specifies that the gift (e.g. my treasured dictionary ) will be cancelled or reduced (adeemed) if the object is no longer part of the estate at the date of death, as where …   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

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