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- n. The act of disinheriting
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of disinheriting, or the condition of being; disinherited; disherison.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of disinheriting, or the state of being disinherited.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act by a donor that terminates the right of a person to inherit
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Families routinely shun other family members, whether through disinheritance and outright withdrawal of any contact or support, or the deafening "silent treatment" that some spouses and parents engage in as a form of punishment for real or perceived offenses.
"There are many horror stories about an ex-spouse getting the proceeds of a big life insurance policy or the accidental disinheritance of a child because the owner never changed the beneficiary," Norfolk warns.
What caused the disinheritance is that all incoming freshmen and transfer students are given a copy of a book to read, and no other, to create their "common experience."
In one of his books, he writes, "For the other 95 percent of the world's population, conversion to Jesus Christ often means disowning, disinheritance, expulsion, arrest, and even death."
Planners say that same inadvertent disinheritance could hit charitable beneficiaries too.
Not surprisingly, Mary would have trouble recruiting aristocratic staff after her disinheritance in 1536.
If he survived long enough for the projected Parliamentary session in September 1553 — called for the specific purpose of ratifying the new succession order — then there would be little that Mary could do to forestall her own disinheritance. 34 In the 1530s Mary had publicly resisted her own disinheritance to little avail.
The Framlingham/Hertford grant was in compensation for Mary resigning herself to her disinheritance.
As this grant to Mary forms the basis for the argument that she initially consented to her disinheritance in the spring of 1553, it is necessary to discuss its origins and context in some detail.
Will clause providing for the disinheritance of the unfortunate soul who challenges a devise with which he is unhappy in Surrogate's court.