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Freedom of Testation in United Kingdom

Definition of Freedom of Testation

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Freedom of Testation : A person’s right to provide in his will for the distribution of his estate in whatever manner he wishes. The principle is restricted by the powers of the court to set aside a will made by a person of unsound mind (See testamentary capacity) and to award *reasonable financial provision from an estate to certain relatives and dependants of the deceased under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.

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  • Article Name: Freedom of Testation
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Freedom of Testation In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Freedom of [...]

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