in his own favor

As a phrase of a statute rendering incompetent the testimony of the surviving party to a contract in an action between him and the personal representative of the deceased party:–testimony which will tend to establish a present legal interest in the contract of cause of action to which it has reference. Proulx v Parrow, 115 Vt 232, 56 A2d 623.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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