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will

 [wil]
a legal declaration of a person's wishes, usually regarding disposal of possessions after the person has died.
living will advance directives.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

will

(wil),
A legal document expressing the writer's wishes for the disposal of personal property after death.
[M.E., fr. O.E. willa]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

will

Forensics
“The legal expression or declaration of a person’s mind or wishes as to the disposition of his property, to be performed or take effect after his death”.

Medspeak-UK
A document which sets out who is to benefit from an individual’s property and possessions (estate) after his or her death. It also ensures that the estate is passed as intended, after taxes and debts have been paid.

Vox populi
Desire or volition (as in the “will to live”).
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will

1. Desire, volition, as in the 'will to live', see there.
2. 'The legal expression or declaration of a person's mind or wishes as to the disposition of his property, to be performed or take effect after his death'. See Advance directive, Living will.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

will

(wil)
A legal document expressing the writer's wishes for the disposal of personal property after death.
[M.E., fr. O.E. willa]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

will

(wil)
A legal document expressing the writer's wishes for the disposal of personal property after death.
[M.E., fr. O.E. willa]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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SNUFFY, a legal resident of the City of Leesville, Parish of Vernon, and State of Louisiana, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, and, not under restraint and realizing the uncertainties of life, do hereby make my LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT, expressly revoking all prior wills and codicils that I have made heretofore.
SNUFFY, Executor, of this, my LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT, with full seizin and without bond.
TWELFTH: Pursuant to the provisions of Article 1705 of the Louisiana Civil Code, I direct that this, my LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT, shall not be revoked by the subsequent births, legitimation, or adoption of any child of mine.