In English law, the revocation or taking away of a grant or legacy. Thus if a testator leaves a specific article or property in his or her will, and before his or her death death the nature of the...
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A·demp'tion (ȧ*dĕmp'shŭn) noun [ Latin ademptio , from adimere , ademptum , to take away; ad + emere to buy, orig. to take.] (Law) The revocation or taking away of a grant donation, legacy...
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• (n.) The revocation or taking away of a grant donation, legacy, or the like.
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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 at the time of the testator`s death. For a devise (bequest) of a specific item of property (a specific gift), such property is considered adeemed, and t...
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When property mentioned in a will cannot be given to the beneficiary because it no longer belonged to the deceased at the time of death. For example, the particular gift may have been destroyed, sold or given away between the time of the will and the time of death.
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v. a taking away or revocation of a legacy, by the testator. It is either express or implied. It is the former when revoked in express terms by a codicil or later will; it is implied when by the acts of the testator it is manifestly his intention to revoke it; for example, when a specific legacy of,...
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