Uniform Simultaneous Death Act

Definition of "Uniform Simultaneous Death Act"
  1. Legislation accepted in certain U.S. states that handles inheritance situations when two or more individuals die within 120 hours of each other, assuming for legal purposes that each person died before the other, unless a legal document mentions otherwise
How to use "Uniform Simultaneous Death Act" in a sentence
  1. Under the Uniform Simultaneous Death Act, both parties were considered to have predeceased each other since there was no will specifying otherwise.
  2. The estate attorneys referred to the provisions of the Uniform Simultaneous Death Act to handle the complex inheritance cases.
  3. When both the parents died in a car crash, the inheritance was distributed according to Uniform Simultaneous Death Act.

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