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II. Voluntary Revocation
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Volume V: Succession | Chapter 5 (2018): Revocation of Wills

Completed January 2017

Talia Einhorn

A. Capacity to Revoke

8. – In all jurisdictions voluntary revocation requires that the testator have the capacity to revoke. The revocation consists of a physical act based upon the testator’s intenti…

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Talia Einhorn, “II. Voluntary Revocation”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 19 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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