attestation

The act of witnessing an instrument in writing, at the request of the party making the same, and subscribing the name of the witness in testimony of such fact. In re Carlson's Estate, 156 Or. 597, 68 P.2d 119, 121.
@ attestation clause
That clause (e.g. at the end of a will) wherein the witnesses certify that the instrument has been executed before them, and the manner of the execution of the same. A certificate certifying as to facts and circumstances attending execution of will. In re Bragg's Estate, 106 Mont. 132, 76 P.2d 57, 62.
See Uniform Probate Code, No. 2-502
@ attestation of will
Act of witnessing performance of statutory requirements to valid execution. Zaruba v. Schumaker, Tex.Civ.App., 178 S.W.2d 542, 543.
See attestation clause
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Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • attestation — I noun act of bearing witness, adjuration, affirmation, allegation, assertion, asseveration, attest, attesting declaration, authentication, averment, avouchment, avowal, certification, declaration, endorsement, oath, solemn averment, solemn… …   Law dictionary

  • attestation — ATTESTATION. s. f. Certificat, témoignage donné par écrit. Il a l attestation du Curé. Attestation de vie et moeurs. Attestation de Médecin. Attestation en bonne forme. Attestation fausse, mendiée, supposée. Pour être Maîtreès Arts, il faut… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

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  • Attestation — At tes*ta tion, n. [L. attestatio: cf. F. attestation.] The act of attesting; testimony; witness; a solemn or official declaration, verbal or written, in support of a fact; evidence. The truth appears from the attestation of witnesses, or of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Attestation — can mean: *A trusted platform device is said to attest to its state that is, it reports its integrity state, for example the values inside the registers inside the TPM (Trusted Platform Module) chip in the Trusted Computing Group community.… …   Wikipedia

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  • attestation — mid 15c., from M.Fr. attestation and directly from L. attestationem (nom. attestatio) an attesting, testimony, noun of action from pp. stem of attestari to prove, confirm (see ATTEST (Cf. attest)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • attestation — [at΄əs tā′shən, at΄estā′shən] n. 1. the act of attesting 2. testimony …   English World dictionary

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