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ALL meanings of ademption

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  • noun ademption the failure of a specific legacy, as by a testator disposing of the subject matter in his lifetime 3
  • noun ademption the extinction of a legacy by, or inferred from, an act of the testator before death, as by the disposal of the bequeathed property 3
  • noun ademption the failure of a legacy because the subject matter no longer belongs to the testator's estate at death. 1
  • noun ademption (law) In the law of wills, the determination of what happens when property left under a will is no longer in the testator's estate when the testator dies. 0
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