Last modified on 5 June 2014, at 12:23

legitim

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NounEdit

legitim

  1. (law) Common in Continental Law jurisdictions, a portion of property fixed by law, which a testator with issue is bound to bequeath to his children.

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Where there is the law of legitim, and in the case where the testator has children, it is not lawful for a testator with issue to designate his spouse as sole heir while ignoring his children.


GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

legitim

  1. legitimate

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AdjectiveEdit

legitim m (plural legitims, feminine legitima, feminine plural legitimes)

  1. legitimate, legal, rightful

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

legitim

  1. legitimate

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