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.
  • 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.
  • If either husband or wife dies intestate and there are no descendants the whole of the estate passes to the survivor; if there are descendants the surviving spouse has the use of the homestead for the remainder of his or her life, an absolute title to one-third of the other real estate of the deceased, and to personal property limited to $1000 besides wearing apparel.

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