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" The purpose of construing a will is to ascertain the intention of testator and to give it effect, unless contrary to some positive rule of law. "
Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme ... - Page 24
by Illinois. Supreme Court - 1916
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 98

Alabama. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...construction, of a will. — The cardinal rule, the one above all others — for the construction of wills, is to ascertain the intention of the testator, and to give it effect. 2. D'winhfritatice of lite hrir. — It is a maxim of the common law that the heir-at-law cannot be...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 16

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1855
...controversy. The first object of a Court in construing a will, should be to discover, if possible, the intention of the testator, and to give it effect, if it be legal ; or, to vary the phraseology, effect should be given to the intention, whenever it is not...
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 181

Michigan. Supreme Court, Harry Burns Hutchins, George C. Gibbs, Randolph Manning, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper, Van Buren Denslow, Marshall Davis Ewell, Edgar Arthur Cooley, John L. Stoddard, Edward Gott (A.), Russell Cowles Ostrander - Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
...WIFE'S SERVICES— See DAMAGES (1-3). WILLS. 1. The first and most important rule to be observed In construing a will is to ascertain the intention of the testator and to give effect to that intention if it is legally possible; the entire instrument must be considered in ascertaining...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 16

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1855
...controversy. , . ..... The first object of a Court iji construing a will, shouhl .be to discover, if possible, the intention of the testator, and to. give it effect, if it be legal ; or, to varj the phraseology, effect should be given to the intention, whenever it is not...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 158

Indiana. Supreme Court, Horace E. Carter, Albert Gallatin Porter, Gordon Tanner, Benjamin Harrison, Michael Crawford Kerr, James Buckley Black, Augustus Newton Martin, Francis Marion Dice, John Worth Kern, John Lewis Griffiths, Charles Frederick Remy, Sidney Romelee Moon - Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...view is correct, the case must be affirmed ; if she took a fee, it must be reversed. The purpose in construing a will is to ascertain the intention of the testator, and, when that intention is ascertained, it must be given effect, unless in violation of some rule of law....
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Probate Reports Annotated: Containing Recent Cases of General Value Decided ...

Frank Sumner Rice, George Ansel Clement, William Lawrence Clark - Probate law and practice - 1904
...McFarland, 177 II1. 208, 52 NE 281 ; Davis v. Ripley, 194 111. 399, 62 NE 852.) The paramount rule, however, is to ascertain the intention of the testator, and to give it effect if not prohibited by the law. The purpose of construction is to give a will the interpretation and meaning...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 182

Indiana. Supreme Court, Charles Frederick Remy, George Washington Self, Philip Zoercher, William H. Adams, Mrs. White Edward Franklin, Emma Mary May - Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
...denied December 15, 1914.] 1. WILLS. — Construction. — Intention of Testator, — The purpose in construing a will is to ascertain the intention of the testator, and to effectuate same, unless it contravenes some rule of law ; and, In ascertaining such intent, the whole...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Appellate Court of the State of ..., Volume 38

Indiana. Appellate Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...573; Harris v. Carpenter (1887), 109 Ind. 540; Hoover v. Hoover (1889), 116 Ind. 498. The purpose in construing a will is to ascertain the intention of the testator, and to carry it out, so far as the same may not interfere with the established 2. rules of law. Fowler v....
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Nebraska, Volume 98

James Mills Woolworth, Lorenzo Crounse, Guy Ashton Brown, Walter Alber Leese, David Allen Campbell, Henry Clay Lindsay, Lee Herdmen, Henry Paxon Stoddart - Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
...Adams v. Dennis, 76 Neb. 682, and Fisher v. Fisher, 80 Neb. 145. The proper function of a court in construing a will is to ascertain the intention of the testator and to uphold his wishes, if not forbidden by some positive rule of law. The appellant states the question...
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 154

Law reports, digests, etc - 1916
...682, 107 NW 865 ; Fisher v. Fisher, SO Neb. 145, 113 NW 1004. [2] The proper function of a court In construing a will Is to ascertain the intention of the testator and to uphold his wishes, If not forbidden by some positive rule of law. The appellant states the question...
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