- (especially of a will) oral; not written.
Origin of nuncupative
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When, and by whom must a nuncupative will be reduced to writing?
Nuncupative wills must be proven within six months after they are reduced to writing.
Upon this, Chancellor Kent observed: “I should hope to see one day a law that no nuncupative will should be valid in any case.”
In this country, the cases upon the subject of nuncupative wills are considerably numerous since the last civil war.
A gift causa mortis may be made orally, while, with the exception of nuncupative wills, all wills must be in writing.Commercial Law
Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
- (of a will) declared orally by the testator and later written down