lawyer database Search Lawyer
Browse Lawyer by Country, State (US & Canada) or Specialization

testamentary capacity

The ability to make a legally valid will. Persons under 18 years (apart from members of the armed forces on active service - see *privileged will) and mental patients do not have testamentary capacity. The testator must, at the time he makes his will, understand the nature of the document, the property of which he is disposing, the persons who have a natural claim to provision from his estate, and the manner in which he provides for his estate to be distributed.

Browse Law Term

A . B . C . D . E . F . G . H . I . J . K . L . M .
N . O . P . Q . R . S . T . U . V . W . X . Y . Z .

Search Law Term

term description

Maintenance by aneas | disclaimer