Pretermitted
Pretermit Pre`ter*mit", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pretermitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pretermitting}.] [L. praetermittere, praetermissum; praeter beyond + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] To pass by; to omit; to disregard. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • pretermitted child — A child born after a will is executed, who is not provided for by the will. Most states have laws that provide for a share of estate property to go to such children. Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations …   Law dictionary

  • Pretermitted heir — A pretermitted heir is a term used in the law of property to describe a person who would likely stand to inherit under a will, except that the testator (the person who wrote the will) did not know or did not know of the party at the time the will …   Wikipedia

  • pretermitted child — noun A child who would likely stand to inherit under a will, except that the testator did not know of the child at the time the will was written, usually because the child was not yet born. See Also: pretermitted heir, pretermitted spouse …   Wiktionary

  • pretermitted heir — noun A person who would likely stand to inherit under a will, except that the testator did not know of the party or of the relationship at the time the will was written. See Also: pretermitted child, pretermitted spouse …   Wiktionary

  • pretermitted spouse — noun A spouse who would likely stand to inherit under a will, but was not included in the will because he or she was not yet married to the testator at the time the will was written. See Also: elective share, pretermitted child, pretermitted heir …   Wiktionary

  • pretermitted child — See pretermitted heir …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pretermitted heir — One who as a child or descendant of another would have shared in the estate of the latter if the latter had died intestate but who is not named in or provided for by the will left by such ancestor. As to statutes respecting right of pretermitted… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pretermitted heir — /priytarmitad er/ A child or other descendant omitted by a testator. Where a testator unintentionally fails to mention in his will, or make provision for, a child, either living at the date of the execution of the will or born thereafter, a… …   Black's law dictionary

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