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devise

Law
1. 
a. a disposition of property by will
b. the property so transmitted
2. a will or clause in a will disposing of real property
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La musica muchas veces es escucha con este fondo y es la re-creacion de dichos contextos, pero electronicos lo que la autora aspira en la obra DeVisee del ano 2004.
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An heir or devisee of a residential property cannot transfer it for commercial purposes without authorization from the State and, in the case of an allocated land use right, the assessment of a fee for converting the allocated land use right to a transferable granted land use right.
537, 540 (1930) ("fair support") with Fairfax's Devisee v.
Without a last will and testament which appoints a partner, or at the least makes a partner a devisee, it is doubtful that a court could find standing for a partner or non-traditional family member to be appointed personal representative of a decedent's estate.
As Ben's executor and devisee of all his papers," Jack writes, "I retrieved, with the help of Ben's distraught secretaries, file folders of papers from his offices in New York and Paris and, from warehouses, serially numbered, sealed cartons" (24).
10) The discussion ignores the operation of the slayer rule, which functions to override an otherwise valid bequest when the devisee kills the testator.
267) In its turn, the majority defended the traditional rule by highlighting the other edge of the continuum: "[I]f a will disposes of only one small specific item out of a large and valuable estate, it would be absurd to hold that the devisee of that one small item is entitled to the remainder of the estate.
The court found instead that the lease was binding by its terms and as a matter of law on Smith, the landlord's devisee, and the Balk Family Trust, Smith's grantee.
52, RG 40-5, Heir and Devisee Commission; AO microfilm MS 657 reel 15.
47 for court response to situations in which (a) an attorney made himself legatee or devisee, (b) the attorney named himself or his partner as executor or trustee with powers to confer upon himself many of the benefits of ownership, (c) the attorney contrived to assure himself professional employment (together with a rather generous fee arrangement) representing the fiduciary in connection with the probate of a will or the administration of a trust.