LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Maria Lianos Johnson | Dec 7, 2016

In Terrorem Clauses

In Terrorem is a term derived from Latin which translates to “in fear”. An In Terrorem provision in a Decedent’s Last Will and Testament “threatens” that if a beneficiary challenges the Will then the challenging beneficiary will be disinherited (or given a specified dollar amount) instead of inheri

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