Accumulative Legacy Law and Legal Definition

Accumulative legacy means a legacy given to a legatee in addition to the existing legacy, but by a different will. For example, a bequest of $ 500 to a certain religious charitable association in one will, and a further bequest in another will of $ 1,000, which was reduced by a codicil provision to $ 500, given to a subordinate body of the said association, is accumulative legacy. It is also called as cumulative legacy.