testamentary capacity

noun

Legal Definition of testamentary capacity

: the capacity in executing a will to understand the nature and extent of one's property and how one is disposing of it and to recognize the natural objects of one's bounty

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“Testamentary capacity.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/testamentary%20capacity. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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