separatio bonorum

noun sep·a·ra·tio bo·no·rum \ ˌsepəˈrätēˌōbəˈnōrəm \

Definition of separatio bonorum

1 Roman law :the keeping separate of the estate of a deceased person from that of his heirs or the right of the creditors of the estate to insist on such a separation
2 Roman law :the estate of an individual at the time of his death together with any subsequent increment

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Origin and Etymology of separatio bonorum

Late Latin, literally, separation of goods


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