- The extinction or satisfaction of a legacy by some act of the testator, which indicates either a revocation or an intention to revoke the bequest. American Trust & Banking Co. v Balfour, 138 Tenn 385, 198 SW 70, 57 Am J1st Wills § 1580. The practical nullification of a general legacy by the act of the testator, subsequent to the will, in paying money or transferring property to the legatee with the intent that the benefit conferred shall be applied on or substituted for the legacy. Anno: 26 ALR2d 14. The foregoing definitions are subject to extension, since it is clear that an ademption of a testamentary bequest may occur by reason of the destruction or extinction of the subject matter without the agency of the testator, as by the death of an animal bequeathed by the will, in which case an ademption may occur without testatorial intention. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1580. Where a legacy of stocks, bonds, or other corporate securities are not in the estate of the testator at the time of his death, the general rule is that the bequest is adeemed. Anno: 117 ALR 811.
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ademption — /euh demp sheuhn/, n. Law. the failure of a legacy because the subject matter no longer belongs to the testator s estate at death. [1580 90; < L ademption (s. of ademptio) a taking away, equiv. to adempt(us) (ad AD + em(p) , s. of emere to take + … Universalium
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