Testamentary Disposition

Definition of "Testamentary disposition"

Disposition or transfer of property at time of death. Although the law provides that property may be transferred at death only by means of a will that meets the requirements of state statutes, life insurance proceeds are exempt from this requirement. They pass to the stated beneficiary without regard to the state requirements for wills.

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