Minnesota Probate Law: Probate Courts, Descent and Distribution, Wills, Executors and Administrators, Administration, Inheritance Taxes, Guardian and Ward, Insane Persons, and Forms

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Minnesota law book Company, 1922 - Electronic books - 1006 pages
 

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Page 706 - Dated (Signature of petitioner) ss: , being duly sworn, deposes and says that he is the petitioner in the above-entitled proceeding; that he has read the foregoing petition and knows the contents thereof; that the same is true of his own knowledge, except as to matters therein stated to be alleged upon information and belief, and that as to those matters he believes it to be true.
Page 118 - ... obliterated or destroyed, with the intent and for the purpose of revoking the same, by the testator himself...
Page 625 - ... father, mother, husband, wife, child, brother, sister, wife or widow of a son or the husband of a daughter...
Page 180 - 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 59 - If the intestate shall leave no issue, nor husband, nor wife, and no father, mother, brother nor sister, the estate shall go to the next of kin in equal degree, excepting that when there are two or more collateral kindred in equal degree, but claiming through different ancestors, those who claim through the nearest ancestor shall be preferred to those claiming through an ancestor more remote : provided, however — 7th.
Page 623 - When the transfer is by will or by the intestate laws of this state from any person dying seized or possessed of the property while a resident of the state.
Page 259 - We may lay it down as an incontrovertible rule that, where an estate Is given to a person generally or Indefinitely with a power of disposition...
Page 387 - The widow and children constituting the family of the deceased shall have such reasonable allowance out of the personal estate and the income of the real estate as the probate court shall judge necessary for their maintenance during the progress of the settlement of the estate, according to their circumstances, which, in case of an insolvent estate, shall not be longer than one year after granting administration nor for any time after the dower and personal estate shall be assigned to the widow.
Page 629 - In estimating the value of any estate or interest in property, to the beneficial enjoyment or possession whereof there are persons or corporations presently entitled thereto, no allowance shall be made...
Page 627 - The value of every future or limited estate, income, interest or annuity dependent upon any life or lives in being, shall be determined by the rule, method and standard of mortality and value employed by the superintendent of insurance in ascertaining the value of policies of life insurance and annuities for the determination of liabilities of life insurance companies, except that the rate of interest for making such computation shall be five per centum per annum.

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