Upper Canada Law Directory for 1857: By J. Rordans

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H. Rowsell, 1856 - 99 pages
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Page 98 - One-third to wife, rest to child or children ; if children dead, then to their representatives (that is, their lineal descendants), except such child or children (not heirs-at-law) who had estate by settlement of intestate or were advanced by him in his lifetime equal to the other shares.
Page 98 - Wife, and mother Half to wife, half to mother. Brother or sister of whole blood, and brother or sister of half blood Equally to both. Posthumous brother or sister, and mother Equally to both. Posthumous brother or sister, and brother or sister born in lifetime of father Equally to both. Father's father, and mother's mother Equally to both.
Page 98 - Half to child, half to grandchild, who takes by representation. Husband Whole to him. Father, and brother or sister Whole to father. Mother, and brother or sister Whole to them equally. Wife, mother, brothers, sisters, and nieces Half to wife, residue to mother, brothers, sisters, and nieces.
Page 7 - ... toll, custom or franchise, will or settlement, malicious prosecution, libel, slander, crim. con., seduction or breach of promise, or actions against a JP for anything done by him in the execution of his office, if he objects to it. Each Judicial District is divided into Court Divisions, and Courts are held once in two months in each Division, or oftener at the discretion of the Judge. The Divisions are established by the Courts of General Sessions, and in certain cases by the Judges.
Page 5 - Their duties are to determine claims to lands in Upper Canada, for which no patent has issued from the Crown in favour of the proper claimants, whether as heirs, devisees or assignees, ¡sittings at Toronto, first .Monday in January and July in each year.
Page 99 - Grandmother, uncle or aunt ........................ All to grandmother. Two aunts, nephew, and niece ..................... Equally to all. Uncle, and deceased uncle's child .................. All to uncle. Uncle by mother's side, and deceased uncle or aunt's child ............................................. All to uncle.
Page 12 - That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of this Society to keep a...
Page 7 - Viet. c. 110, as not entitled to the benefit of the said act, and to be discharged at some future period ; secondly, debtors refusing or neglecting to file a schedule of their property, when ordered to do so by the court for the relief of insolvent debtors, under the provisions of the 36th section of the 1 & 2 Viet.
Page 6 - Court the County Judge in each county is Chairman, who, with one or more Justices of the Peace, holds a Court of Quarter Session in his county four times a year, for trial by Jury, in cases of larceny, misdemeanour, and other minor offences. 7. Heir and Devisee Court. Of this Court, which holds its sittings at Toronto, the Judges of the Court of Queen's Bench, Chancery and Common Pleas, and such other persons as may...
Page 99 - To daughter. Brother and two aunts . . . . .To brother. Brother and wife ...... Half to brother, half to wife. Mother and brother ..... Equally. Wife, mother, and children of a deceased brother (or Half to...

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