testation

Related to testation: Attestation clause

testation

(tɛsˈteɪʃən)
n
witness or evidencethe dispersal of property through a will
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Tate, Immortal Fame: Publicity Rights, Taxation, and the Power of Testation, 44 Ga.
What this all means for planning wills is that regular and confidential consultations with lawyers who specialize in drafting wills is necessary to not only deal with the changing realities of a modern long life with complicated families and dependencies, but also with the regular evolution of the law that tries to deal with the compromise of freedom of testation and society's interest in seeing legitimate dependents taken care of.
The second justification, which Gulliver and Tilson called the evidentiary function, is to ensure that courts can accurately reconstruct the terms of a will and to avoid fraudulent claims of testation, an aim accomplished by the writing and witnessing requirement for will execution.
The decisions traverse various issues, including the paramountcy of testamentary freedom in the history of succession law, the extent to which public policy considerations may curtail that freedom of testation, principles in the construction of wills, and the admissibility of extrinsic evidence in succession matters.
1315, 1367 (2011) ("[A] robust theory of testation includes within it the right to condition legacies on personal, arbitrary, and sometimes ill-advised and foolish motives.
on the right of testation or of inheritance--is often based on
Ian Harrabin, the Ian Harrabin, the man behind Fargo Village and the Far Gosford project, said: "We were alongside some very large regeneration generation projects and to be listed in that company and ny and rewarded with a special commendacial commendation is a real testation is a real testament to everyone ment to everyone who has worked on Fargo.
116) While stating that a revocable trust, even one over which the settlor retains extensive rights, is not testamentary (that is, need not be executed with will formalities), such "a trust is ordinarily subject to substantive restrictions on testation," including the elective share.
239) suggested that the scope for freedom of testation "is as broad as it has ever has been" and "without parallel elsewhere in the Western world.
While evidenced primarily in the common law tradition, (14) it exists in Quebec civil law, the Quebec Act of 1774 having preserved in that jurisdiction full freedom of testation.
Wills Act Formula, the Rite of Testation, and the Question of Intent: A