Power of appointment – within the Inheritance Law the power of appointment is used to give rights to a person (not a trustee) by the testator, where this person should dispose the assets left by the testator after their death…

Poverty affidavit – this is a term used in Court Trials. The poverty affidavit is used by claimants who are not able to cover the standard court fee for submitting their claim, so they ask the court to release them…

Pour-over will – within the area of Inheritance Law in some jurisdictions, the pour-over will is a will, created to secure the goals of a trust, in case the last becomes inactive for some reason, or in case additional property…

Potestas – this term comes from Latin. It has several different meanings: – in the sphere of Administrative Law, it refers to the powers given to an official authority or institution; – in the area of court trials, it details…

Postponed lien – this term refers to a lien, which is usually subordinated to another, primary lien, established on the same property in favor of creditor (usually with the role to secure the debt).

Post-placement report – within the Child Care procedures, this term details the report, prepared by a social worker by request of the judge on adoption cases, where they examine the conditions in which the child lives, prior to adoption. The…

Postnuptial contract – in many legal systems this is the synonym of the marriage agreement, which regulates the financial relations between the spouses for the term of the marriage (incl. who will hold debts, etc.), and after its dissolvement. (i.e.…

Post obit gift – within the area of Inheritance Law in many jurisdictions this term is used to detail a type of will in which the testator makes a gift of his assets to a distributor. So, in the text…