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No Contest Clause

No Contest Clause (noun): A clause in a legal document, such as a contract or a will, that is designed to threaten someone, usually with...

No Contest Clause (noun): A clause in a legal document, such as a contract or a will, that is designed to threaten someone, usually with litigation or criminal prosecution or with disinheritance, into acting, refraining from action, or ceasing to act.

Words commonly used with this term include:

  • Will
  • Estate
  • Trust
  • Litigation

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