Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The making of a will.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. The right, power or capacity of making a will; called "factio activa." Inst. 2, 10, 6. The right or capacity of taking by will; called "factio passiva." Inst. 2, 10, 6.