Sentence Examples

  • If the wife dies intestate the husband has a right to the use of her real estate for life, and to one-third of the personal estate if there is issue; otherwise to the whole.
  • Where there is no issue and the deceased dies intestate the surviving spouse is entitled to the whole estate, both real and personal, if it does not exceed $2000, and if it exceeds that sum the survivor is entitled to $2000 and one-half of the remainder; if there are no kindred, the whole of the estate goes to the surviving spouse.
  • Other creditors were also protected, and the property of an intestate must be distributed to his heirs under the supervision of the church.
  • (1) The taking away of all matrimonial, testamentary and ab intestate jurisdiction by 20 & 21 Vict.
  • Failing natural heirs of an intestate freedman, the master, now patron, succeeded to his property at his death; and he could dispose by will of only half his possessions, the patron receiving the other half.

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