Sentence Examples

  • Intestacy was regarded with the greatest horror, because of the danger to the intestate's soul from a death without a fitting part given to pious uses (Maine, Ancient Law, ed.
  • Hence came the ' jurisdiction of the ordinary in intestacy, for the peace of the soul of the departed.
  • The rules of distribution in intestacy differ, however, very considerably from those established in England.
  • ADVANCEMENT, a term technically used in English law for a sum of money or other benefit, given by a father during his lifetime to his child, which must be brought into account by the child on a distribution of the father's estate upon an intestacy on pain of his being excluded from participating in such distribution.
  • The conditions under which cases of advancement arise are as follows: There must be a complete intestacy; the intestate estate must be that of the father; and the advancement must have been made in the lifetime of the father.

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