Definitions of "devastavit"
  1. The act of misusing or squandering the assets of a deceased person's estate, typically done by the person entrusted with the management of the estate such as an executor
  2. A document issued under common law, seeking redress for the act of wasting or mishandling the assets of a decedent's estate
How to use "devastavit" in a sentence
  1. The heir filed a claim making allegations of devastavit by the executor in the disposal of the estate.
  2. The court decided to investigate the possible devastavit after suspicion of funds being improperly managed.
  3. To rectify the devastavit, the executor could be held liable to compensate the estate for the loss.

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