The Practice of Conveyancing, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Law Times Office, 1857 - Conveyancing - 968 pages
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Page 964 - Will after the Execution thereof shall be valid or have any Effect, except so far as the Words or Effect of the Will before such Alteration shall not be apparent...
Page 943 - ... to be sufficient space on or at the bottom of the preceding side or page or other portion of the same paper on which the will is written to contain the signature; and the enumeration of the above circumstances shall not restrict the generality of the above enactment; but no signature under the said Act or this Act shall be operative to give effect to an}' disposition or direction which is underneath or which follows it, nor shall it give effect to any disposition or direction inserted after the...
Page 943 - Will, and that no such Will shall be affected by the Circumstance that the Signature shall not follow or be immediately after the Foot or End of the Will, or by the Circumstance that a blank Space shall intervene between the concluding Word of the Will and the Signature...
Page 943 - That no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner hereinafter mentioned ; (that is to say), it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction...
Page 959 - And be it further enacted, that no will or codicil, or any part thereof, which shall be in any manner revoked, shall be revived otherwise than by the re-execution thereof, or by a codicil executed in manner hereinbefore required, and showing an intention to revive the same...
Page 950 - Debts), shall be thereby given or made, such Devise, Legacy, Estate, Interest, Gift, or Appointment shall, so far only as concerns such Person attesting 'the Execution of such Will, or the Wife or Husband of such Person, or any Person claiming under such Person or Wife or Husband, be utterly null and void...
Page 853 - ... the same shall be assets to be administered in courts of equity for the payment of the just debts of such persons, as well debts due on simple contract as on specialty...
Page 907 - ... improvident alienations, or dispositions, made by languishing or dying persons, or by other persons, to uses, called charitable uses, to take place after their deaths, to the disherison of their lawful heirs ; for remedy whereof it was enacted.
Page 790 - ... or any other words which may import either a want or failure of issue of any person in his lifetime or at the time of his death, or an indefinite failure of his issue, shall be construed to mean a want or failure of issue in the lifetime or at the time of the death of such person, and not an indefinite failure of his issue, unless a contrary intention shall appear...
Page 943 - ... at, or after, or following, or under, or beside, or opposite to the end of the will, that it shall be apparent on the face of'the will that the testator intended to give effect by such, his signature to the writing signed as his will...

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