Legal definition of devisee
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Means a person designated in a will or trust to receive a devise, or bequest. In the case of a devise to an existing trust or trustee, or to a trust or trustee of a trust described by will, the trust or trustee, rather than the beneficiaries of the trust, is the devisee. (FL Probate Code, Part II, Sec. 731.110 (11))
Source: FLorida Probate Code. website
Any person designated in a will to receive a devise. In the case of a devise to an existing trust or trustee, or to a trustee or trust described by will, the trust or trustee is the devisee and the beneficiaries are not devisees. (Sec. 43-8-1(6))
Source: Alabama Probate Code. website
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