Definition of "collation"
  1. It is the process of reintroducing assets into an estate by an inheritor who already received an advancement of property, to ensure that the division among the rest of the heirs is fair and in line with the distribution mentioned in the will
How to use "collation" in a sentence
  1. To ensure an equal division of assets among all heirs, John agreed to collation of the property he received in advance.
  2. The practice of collation can help prevent disputes among beneficiaries regarding the division of the deceased's estate.
  3. Her lawyer advised her about the requirement for collation in case she received a property as a gift from her father.

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