inter vivos

Definition of "inter vivos"
  1. A Latin term meaning 'among the living,' typically pertaining to the transfer of property or creation of a trust during someone's lifetime, as opposed to after death
How to use "inter vivos" in a sentence
  1. The elderly woman decided to establish an inter vivos trust to manage her assets while she is still alive.
  2. To avoid probate, they decided to make an inter vivos gift of their house to their children.
  3. An inter vivos transfer of property was done to assist the family during financial hardships.

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