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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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1991, 1995-96 (permitting full devises to Indians only and limiting non-Indian devisees to life estates); id.
which are not filed in the probate division of the circuit court within six months after the date of the first published notice of letters testamentary or of administration or, if notice was actually mailed to, or served upon, such creditor, within two months after the date such notice was mailed, or served, whichever later occurs, or which are not paid by the personal representative, within six months after the first published notice of letters testamentary or of administration, are forever barred against the estate, the personal representative, the heirs, devisees and legatees of the decedent.
119) Because a will or trust is not a contract, the testator may not unilaterally force any devisee to give up his or her right to access the civil courts.
First, heirs and devisees may still be grieving at the time the proceeding takes place; this grief may affect their ability to craft solutions and discuss issues.
The names, ages, relationship to the Decedent and residence address of the person entitled to receive the property of the Decedent as surviving spouse, heirs or devisees of Decedent's will are:
Expenditures not essential to the proper settlement of the estate but incurred for the individual benefit of the heirs, legatees, or devisees may not be taken as deductions.
Real property is included whether it came into the possession and control of the executor or administrator or passed directly to heirs or devisees .
The company further said that the trust benefits holders of the series A debentures and their successors, assigns, heirs and devisees in full and final satisfaction as per the terms and conditions of the debenture agreements.
As a plaintiff's lawyer for 25 years, if I discovered after filing suit that the mortgagor was deceased, I would simply file an affidavit saying the mortgagor was deceased and there was no probate estate and no executor, and then amend the complaint to name any known or unknown heirs and devisees.
99) A court may waive the requirement to file an inventory and appraisement if "it appears that none of the heirs, devisees, legatees, or creditors will be prejudiced by such waiver.