A Treatise on Wills, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Little, Brown, and Company, 1893 - Wills - 1868 pages
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Page 94 - ... for the payment of any debt or 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 261 - Nephews'; but in legal language the question whether a gift is one to a Class depends not upon these considerations, but upon the mode of gift itself, namely, that it is a gift of an aggregate sum to a body of persons uncertain in number at the time of the gift, to be ascertained at a future time, and who are all to take in equal, or in some other definite, proportions, the share of each being dependent for its amount upon the ultimate number of persons
Page 83 - And be it further enacted, that it shall be lawful for every person to devise, bequeath, or dispose of, by his will executed in manner hereinafter required, all real estate and all personal estate which he shall be entitled to, either at law or in equity, at the time of his death...
Page 146 - 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 346 - Testator, such Devise or Bequest shall not lapse, but shall take effect as if the Death of such Person had happened immediately after the Death of the Testator, unless a contrary Intention shall appear by the Will.
Page 108 - Will shall be written above the Signature, or by the Circumstance that there shall appear 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...
Page 108 - ... be on a side or page or other portion of the paper or papers containing the will, whereon no clause or paragraph or disposing part of the will, shall be written above the signature...
Page 7 - Death) shall as regards Personal Estate to be held to be well executed for the Purpose of being admitted in England and Ireland to Probate, and in Scotland to Confirmation, if the same be made according to the Forms required either by the Law of the Place where the same was made...
Page 296 - That no person or persons shall after the passing of this Act, by any deed or deeds, surrender or surrenders, will, codicil, or otherwise howsoever, settle or dispose of any real or personal property so and in such manner that the rents, issues, profits or produce thereof shall be wholly or partially accumulated...
Page 146 - 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...

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