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

Word History

Etymology

translation of Anglo-French asetz entre maines

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“Assets in hand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assets%20in%20hand. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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