Will

Will in Asia

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Will: (Desire), noun

  • animus
  • aspiration
  • backbone
  • choice
  • command
  • decision
  • desideration
  • determination
  • disposition
  • grit
  • hankering
  • hope
  • inclination
  • intent
  • longing
  • mind
  • pleasure
  • power of choosing
  • power of determination
  • preference
  • purpose
  • resoluteness
  • resolution
  • selfcontrol
  • selfdiscipline
  • velleity
  • volition
  • voluntas
  • want
  • wish
  • yearning
  • foreign phrases: Voluntas donatoris in charta doni sui manifeste expressa observetur
  • The will of the donor w’hicn is clearly expressed in his deed of gift should be observed
  • Furiosi nulla voluntas est
  • A madman has no will

Will: (Testamentary instrument), noun

  • bequeathal
  • bestowal
  • document
  • dispensation
  • disposition
  • instrument
  • legacy
  • testament
  • testamentum Associated Concepts: absolute will
  • alienation
  • alteration
  • ambulatory will
  • appointment of an administrator
  • attempt to defeat will
  • bequest
  • cancellation
  • challenge to a will
  • codicil
  • commercial will
  • conditional will
  • conjoint will
  • contested will
  • contractual wills
  • counter wills
  • devise
  • election
  • execute a will
  • executor named in a will
  • existence of a will
  • forgery of a will
  • gift inter vivos
  • holographic will
  • incorporation by reference
  • instructions
  • joint wills
  • mutual wills
  • nuncupative will
  • precatory words
  • probate
  • property which passes by will
  • pursuant to terms of will
  • reciprocal wills
  • revocation of a will
  • suit for construction of a will
  • suit to annul or suspend a will
  • unconditional will
  • validity of a will
  • voidable will
  • witness to a will
  • written instrumentforeign phrases: Da tua dum tua sunt
  • post mortem tunc tua non sunt
  • Give that which is yours while it is yours; after death it is not yours
  • Haereditas est successio in universum jus quoddefunctus habuerit
  • Inheritance is the succession to every right which the deceased had possessed
  • Sola ac per se senectus donationem testamentum aut transactionem non vitiat
  • Old age does not alone and of itself vitiate a will
  • gift
  • or transaction
  • Haereditas nihil aliud est
  • quam successio in universum jus
  • quod defunctus habuerit
  • An inheritance is nothing other than the succession to all the rights which the deceased had
  • In testamentis plenius testatoris intentionem scrutamur
  • In wills
  • the intentions of the testators should be fully regarded
  • In testamentis ratio tacita non debet considerari
  • sed verba solum spectari debent; adeo per divinationem mentis a verbis recedere durum est
  • In wills an unexpressed intention ought not to be considered
  • but the words alone ought to be regarded; for it is difficult to recede from the words by guessing at their intention
  • In dubiis
  • ln doubtful cases
  • there is no presumption in favor of the will
  • Interest reipublicae suprema hominum testamenta rata haberi
  • It concerns the state that men’s last wills be held valid
  • Quae in testamento ita sunt scripta ut intelligi non possint
  • perinde sunt ac si scripta non essent
  • Things whicn are so written in a will that they cannot be understood
  • are the same as if they had not been written at all
  • Testatoris ultima voluntas est perimplenda secundum veram intentionem suam
  • The last will of a testator is to be thoroughly fulfilled according to his true intention
  • Non alitera significatione verborum recedi oportet quam cum manifestum est
  • aliud sensisse testatorem
  • The ordinary meaning of the words ought not to be departed from unless it is evident that the testator intended otherwise
  • Ubipugnantia inter se in testamento juberentur
  • neutrum ratum est
  • neither is held valid
  • Cum in testamento ambigue aut etiam perperam scriptum est benigne interpretari et secundum id quod credibile est cogitatum credendum est
  • When an ambiguous
  • or even an incorrectly written
  • expression is found in a will
  • it should be interpreted liberally and according to what is the probable intention of the testator
  • Omne testamentum morte consummatum est
  • Omne testamentum morte consummatum est
  • Every will or testament is consummated by death
  • Nemo plus commodi haeredi suo relinquit quam ipse habuit
  • No one leaves a greater advantage for his heir than he himself had
  • Ambulatoria est voluntas defunctiusque ad vitae supremum exitum
  • The will of a deceased person is revocable until the last moment of life
  • Relatio semperfiat ut valeat dispositio
  • Reference should always be made that a testamentary disposition may be effective
  • Quae in testamento ita sunt scripta ut intelligi non possint
  • perinde sunt ac si scripta non essent
  • Things whicn are so written in a will that they cannot be understood
  • are the same as if they had not been written at all
  • Testatoris ultima voluntas est perimplenda secundum veram intentionem suam
  • The last will of a testator is to be thoroughly fulfilled according to his true intention
  • Non alitera significatione verborum recedi oportet quam cum manifestum est
  • aliud sensisse testatorem
  • The ordinary meaning of the words ought not to be departed from unless it is evident that the testator intended otherwise
  • Ubipugnantia inter se in testamento juberentur
  • neutrum ratum est
  • When two directions conflicting with each other are given in a will
  • neither is held valid
  • Cum in testamento ambigue aut etiam perperam scriptum est benigne interpretari et secundum id quod credibile est cogitatum credendum est
  • When an ambiguous
  • or even an incorrectly written
  • expression is found in a will
  • it should be interpreted liberally and according to what is the probable intention of the testator
  • Omne testamentum morte consummatum est
  • Every will or testament is consummated by death
  • Nemo plus commodi haeredi suo relinquit quam ipse habuit
  • No one leaves a greater advantage for his heir than he himself had
  • Ambulatoria est voluntas defunctiusque ad vitae supremum exitum
  • The will of a deceased person is revocable until the last moment of life
  • Relatio semperfiat ut valeat dispositio
  • Reference should always be made that a testamentary disposition may be effective
  • Cum duo inter se pugnantia reperiuntur in testamento
  • ultimum ratum est
  • When two repugnant matters are found in a will
  • the last one will be confirmed
  • Voluntas facit quod in testamento scriptum valeat
  • The will of the testator gives validity to what is written in the will
  • Opinio quae favet testamento est tenenda
  • An opinion which favors a will is to be followed

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