- A child born after the death of the father. A child born to a testator after the making of the will. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1367. A child born to the grantor fit a deed after the execution and delivery of the instrument. 23 Am J2d Deeds § 214. See posthumous child.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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