DEVISAVIT VEL NON

Definition of DEVISAVIT VEL NON in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DEVISAVIT VEL NON

In practice. The name of an issue sent out of a court of chancery, or one which exercises chancery jurisdiction, to a court of law, to try the validity of a paper asserted and denied to be a will, to ascertain whether or not the testator did devise, or whether or not that paper was his will. 7 Brown, Parl.Cas, 437; 2 Atk. 424; Asay v. Hoover, 5 Pa. 21, 45 Am.Dec. 713.

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