assets in hand

Definition of assets in hand

: assets left by a deceased person to his or her executor for the purpose of paying the deceased person’s debts used in the older law of the administration of estates

called also assets entre main

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History and Etymology for assets in hand

translation of Anglo-French asetz entre maines

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“Assets in hand.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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