QUOAD EXCESSUM

QUOAD EXCESSUM

quoad excessum (kwoh-ad ek-ses-[schwa]m). [Latin] Hist. With regard to the excess.

¡°Where a husband makes a postnuptial provision in favour of his wife commensurate with his circumstances and natural duty, it is not subject to revocation by him as a donation. But if the provision be immoderate, it may be revoked quoad excessum, in so far as it is excessive.¡± John Trayner, Trayner’s Latin Maxims 525¨C26 (4th ed. 1894).


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