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DONATIONES MORTIS CAUSA: Where there's no will, there's a way

11 August 2017  

Edward Cumming and Timothy Sherwin bring the doctrine of deathbed gifts up to date

In this article, we consider donationes mortis causa (DMCs), sometimes called deathbed gifts.

 

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