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Inter Vivos

 

Inter vivos is a Latin phrase which means “while alive” or “between the living.” This phrase is primarily used in property law and refers to various legal actions taken by a given person while still alive, such as giving gifts, creating trusts, or conveying property.  

Some examples of inter vivos actions and items in property law include:

[Last updated in June of 2020 by the Wex Definitions Team]