causa mortis gift


causa mortis gift
A gift made by a donor in contemplation of his or her imminent death. If the donor does not die of that ailment, the gift is revoked

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • causa mortis gift — A gift made by a donor in contemplation of his or her imminent death. If the donor does not die of that ailment, the gift is revoked …   Black's law dictionary

  • gift causa mortis — see gift Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. gift causa mortis …   Law dictionary

  • causa mortis donatio — /koza mortas daneysh(iy)ow/ See causa mortis gift donatio mortis causa …   Black's law dictionary

  • causa mortis donatio — /koza mortas daneysh(iy)ow/ See causa mortis gift donatio mortis causa …   Black's law dictionary

  • causa mortis — causa mor·tis / mȯr tis/ adj [Latin mortis causa in contemplation of death]: made or done in contemplation of one s impending death rejected his claim that the gift was causa mortis W. M. McGovern, Jr. et al. usu. used following the term it… …   Law dictionary

  • Gift Causa Mortis — A gift to be given at a later date in anticipation of the giver s death. If the giver dies of an ailment differing from the expected one, the gift is not effective. The gift may be revoked by the giver on any date prior to the expected date as… …   Investment dictionary

  • gift causa mortis — A gift of personal property made in expectation of the donor s death and upon condition that the property shall belong fully to the donee in case the donor dies as anticipated, leaving the donee surviving him, and the gift is not in the meantime… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • gift causa mortis — ˌkau̇səˈmȯrd.ə̇s, ˌkau̇zə , ˌkȯzə noun Etymology: Latin causa mortis because of death : a gift of personal property made by the donor in expectation of imminent death but revocable until his death …   Useful english dictionary

  • causa mortis — In expectation of death. See gift causa mortis …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • gift causa mortis — gift given by a person facing death to a specific recipient on condition that the property must be returned in the event that the giver does not die …   English contemporary dictionary


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