2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 853. Wills.
853.50 Definitions.

853.50

SUBCHAPTER II
WISCONSIN BASIC WILLS
853.50 Definitions. In ss. 853.50 to 853.62:

853.50(1)

(1) "By right of representation" means according to the method specified in s. 854.04 (1).

853.50(2)

(2) "Children" includes all children whether born or adopted before or after a Wisconsin basic will or basic will with trust is executed.

853.50(3)

(3) "Issue" means children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and lineal descendants of more remote degrees, including those who occupy that relation by reason of adoption under s. 854.20 and nonmarital children and their lineal descendants to the extent provided by s. 852.05.

853.50(4)

(4) "Testator" means any person choosing to make a Wisconsin basic will or basic will with trust.

853.50(5)

(5) "Trustee" means a person so designated in a Wisconsin basic will with trust and any other person acting at any time as the trustee under a Wisconsin basic will with trust.

853.50(6)

(6) "Wisconsin basic will" means a Wisconsin basic will executed in accordance with ss. 853.50 to 853.62.

853.50(7)

(7) "Wisconsin basic will with trust" means a Wisconsin basic will with trust executed in accordance with ss. 853.50 to 853.62.

853.50 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 376; 1997 a. 188.

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