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Wills & Trusts Glossary

Bequest

A gift of property by a will especially personal property.

Codicil

A supplement modifying a will or revoking provision of it.

Executor

A person appointed by a testator to carry out the wishes expressed in his will.

Grant of Probate

The official certificate stating a will to be genuine and conferring on the executors power to administer the estate.

Guardian

Someone legally appointed to manage the affairs of a person incapable of acting for himself, as a minor or a person of unsound mind.

Intestacy

Not having made a will.

Legacy

A gift by will, especially money or personal property.

Letters of Administration

The official certificate conferring on the administrator power to administer an estate when executors have not been appointed or are unable to act.

Residuary Estate

Entitlement to the residue of an estate after payment of debts, funeral and distribution of specific gifts.

Trustee

A person to whom legal title to property is entrusted to hold or use for another’s benefit.

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