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Term of the Day: Devisavit Vel Non

Devisavit Vel Non n

[New Latin, (whether) he/she bequeaths or not]
: a document that sets forth the questions of fact pertinent to the validity of an alleged will and is sent from a court of probate or chancery to a court of law for a jury trial for judgment as to the validity of the will called also devisat vel non



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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