An Epitome of the Laws of Probate and Divorce

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Stevens and Haynes, 1883 - 258 pages

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Page 36 - 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, and such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in presence of the testator, but no form of attestation shall be necessary.
Page 44 - That no obliteration, interlineation, or other alteration made in any 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, unless such alteration shall be executed in like manner as herein-before is required for the execution of the will...
Page 45 - FOUNDED ON THE INSTITUTES OF JUSTINIAN:. TOGETHER WITH EXAMINATION QUESTIONS SET IN THE UNIVERSITY AND BAR EXAMINATIONS (WITH SOLUTIONS), And Definitions of Leading Terms in the Words of the Principal Authorities.
Page 21 - In one volume, 8vo., 1874, price i8s., cloth, PRINCIPLES OF CONVEYANCING. AN ELEMENTARY WORK FOR THE USE OF STUDENTS. By HENRY C. DEANE, of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister-at-Law, sometime Lecturer to the Incorporated Law Society of the United Kingdom.
Page 36 - ZEELAND. Being a Commentary of Hugo Grotius' Introduction to Dutch Jurisprudence, and intended to supply certain defects therein, and to determine some of the -more celebrated Controversies on the Law of Holland. By DIONYSIUS GODEFRIDUS VAN DER KEssEL, Advocate, and Professor of the Civil and Modern Laws in the Universities of Leyden.
Page 33 - We look upon this volume as one of the most important and valuable of the unique reprints of Messrs Stevens and Haynes. Little do we know of the mines of legal wealth that lie buried in the old law books. But a careful examination, either of the reports or of the treatise embodied in the volume now before us, will give the reader some idea of the good service rendered by Messrs.
Page 46 - ... by the burning, tearing, or otherwise destroying the same by the testator, or by some person in his presence and by his direction, with the intention of revoking the same.
Page 33 - OF CHANCERY. With the Nature of the several Offices belonging to that Court. And the Reports of many Cases wherein Relief hath been there had, and where denyed. " This volume, in paper, type, and binding (like " Bellewe's Cases ") is a fac-simile of the antique edition. AH who buy the one should buy the other.
Page 111 - Husband has been guilty of incestuous Adultery, or of Bigamy with Adultery, or of Rape, or of Sodomy or Bestiality, or of Adultery coupled with such Cruelty as without Adultery would have entitled her to a Divorce a Mensa et Thoro, or of Adultery coupled with Desertion, without reasonable Excuse, for Two Years or upwards...
Page 36 - 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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