Questions at the examination of articled clerks. [Hilary term, 1843] Michaelmas term, 1843

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1843
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Page 9 - October, 1838, no warrant of attorney to confess judgment in any personal action, or cognovit actionem, given by any person, shall be of any force, unless there shall be present some attorney of one of the superior courts on behalf of such person, expressly named by him and attending at his request, to inform him of the nature and effect of such warrant or cognovit, before the same is executed ; which attorney shall subscribe his name as a witness to the due execution thereof, and thereby declare...
Page 25 - That if any person shall attest the execution of any will to whom or to whose wife or husband any beneficial devise, legacy, estate, interest, gift, or appointment, of or affecting any real or personal estate...
Page 25 - ... affecting any real or personal estate (other than and except charges and directions 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 18 - ... 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 37 - That from and after the time appointed for the commencement of this act no warrant of attorney to confess judgment in any personal action or cognovit actionem, given by any person, shall be of any force unless there shall be present some attorney of one of the superior Courts on behalf of such person, *expressly named by him and attending at his own request, to inform him of the nature and effect of such warrant or cognovit, before the same is executed...
Page 24 - That no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner herein-after 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...
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