(especially of a gift or trust) taking effect during the lifetimes of the parties involved; between living persons.
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How to use inter vivos in a sentence
But he cannot dispose by will of more than his share of the common property, nor can he part with it gratuitously inter vivos.
What the husband gets possession of is simply his; he can freely dispose of it inter vivos or by will.A Short History of Women's Rights | Eugene A. Hecker
Gifts are usually divided into two classes: gifts "inter vivos" and gifts "causa mortis."Commercial Law | Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
The ordinary gift "inter vivos," "between living people" is irrevocable when completed.Commercial Law | Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
If he has not alienated it inter vivos, it will be hers if she survives him.A Short History of Women's Rights | Eugene A. Hecker
British Dictionary definitions for inter vivos
law between living people: an inter vivos gift
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