fidei commissum

Definition of "fidei commissum"
  1. It's a type of gift, often specified in a will, where one individual is entrusted with the property, with instructions to transfer it to someone else or undertake a specific action regarding the property
How to use "fidei commissum" in a sentence
  1. The grandmother's will outlined a fidei commissum, leaving her house to her daughter but instructing her to eventually pass it onto her grandson.
  2. Their family lawyer explained that the estate includes several fidei commissum obligations, involving property transfers to specific beneficiaries.
  3. The rare artifact was part of a fidei commissum orchestrated by its original owner, ensuring its careful preservation and eventual donation to the museum.

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