Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A gift of personal property to a beneficiary of a will. Technically, legacy does not include gifts of real estate, but the term is often used to refer to any gift from the estate of someone who has died. The more common term for legacy is bequest. (See also: devise
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:19 pm