The probate law and practice of California: containing all the statutes of the state, relating to probate courts and the jurisdiction thereof, the settlement of estates of deceased persons, the duties of guardians, descents, wills, etc., etc. : with judicial decisions of this and other states, and an appendix of forms

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H.H. Bancroft & Company, 1861 - Law - 241 pages
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Page 226 - It shall be lawful for any married woman, by herself, and in her name, or in the name of any third person, with his assent as her trustee, to cause to be insured, for her sole use, the life of her husband...
Page 218 - When any testator shall omit to provide in his will for any of his children, or for the issue of any deceased child, and it shall appear that such omission was not intentional, but was made by mistake or accident, such child, or the issue of such child, shall have the same share in the estate of the testator as if he had died intestate, to be assigned as provided in the preceding section.
Page 91 - If a person against whom an action may be brought die before the expiration of the time limited for the commencement thereof, and the cause of action survive, an action may be commenced against his representatives, after the expiration of that time and within one year after the issuing of letters testamentary or of administration.
Page cii - That he is the petitioner herein; that he has read the foregoing petition and knows the contents thereof, and' that the same is true of his own knowledge, except as to the matters therein stated to be alleged on information and belief, and as to those matters he believes it to be true.
Page cxxxviii - Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 178 - The degrees of kindred shall be computed according to the rule of the civil law; and kindred of the half blood shall inherit equally with those of the whole blood, in the same degree, unless the inheritance came to the intestate by descent, devise or gift of some one of his ancestors, in which case all those who are not of the blood of such ancestor shall be excluded from such inheritance.
Page 79 - The farming utensils or implements of husbandry of the judgment debtor, not exceeding in value the sum of one thousand dollars; also, two oxen, or two horses, or two mules, and their harness, one cart or wagon, and food for such oxen, horses, or mules, for one month...
Page cclii - Signed sealed published and declared by the said Robert Flint as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
Page 178 - ... not be required to refund any part of such advancement ; and if the amount so received is less than his share, he is entitled to so much more as will give him his full share of the estate of the decedent.
Page 17 - Said Courts, and their Judges, shall have power to issue writs of mandamus, certiorari, prohibition, quo warranto, and habeas corpus on petition by or on behalf of any person in actual custody in their respective counties.

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