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testator

(feminine), testatrix
a person who makes a will, esp one who dies testate
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property of the testatrix, but rather of the testatrix's widower.
These were valuable goods, but the bequests were deeply personal, and closely tied to a passing on of something of the identity of the testatrix to those closest to her.
Tuttbegan, "as the only niece of the testatrix, Althea Parsons, you were her sole heir and next of kin?
35) The Third District stated, "[i]t is important in considering whether undue influence was exercised in the making of this will to consider the mental and physical condition of the testatrix at the time the will was executed.
The beneficiary was entitled to the trust principal if he demanded it "to engage in some business or enterprise"; considering the broad and personal nature of the purpose, the court found the trust to be a "pretext" for the purpose of allowing the testatrix to give property to her husband while keeping it from his creditors.