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Synonyms for devise

Synonyms for devise

to use ingenuity in making, developing, or achieving

to give (property) to another person after one's death

Synonyms for devise

a will disposing of real property

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(law) a gift of real property by will

come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort

arrange by systematic planning and united effort

give by will, especially real property

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TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) [Article 15: Prior to payment of the inheritance tax, the estate shall not be divided or paid to heirs or devisees, and no title to any of the estate property shall be transferred.
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.
See, for example, Aurora Loan Services v Unknown Heirs and Devisees of Tahal Singh, No 09 CH 28238, Affidavit of Special Process Server (Cir Ct Cook County Sep 2, 2009) (stating: "The defendant could not be served at this address.
real property" with any remaining interest passing to the next closest heirs or devisees eligible to own land in the Northern Mariana Islands.
c) Those persons who are devisees under the will of the deceased, except those whose relationship with the decedent violated Michigan law.
commonly the patient's heirs or devisees, and the more money spent
ISSUE: When we think of probate contests, we think of heirs, legatees, or devisees battling over who is entitled to what from a decedent's estate or trust.
Such facts may include fraud, forgery, or duress in the execution of instruments affecting title to the insured land; false impersonation of the landowner; execution of instruments by a minor or an incompetent person; heirs not disclosed in the public records who have an interest in the land; wills not discovered before purported devisees conveyed their supposed interests in the title; improper notice of judicial proceedings given to those with interests in the land; deeds executed under powers of attorney subsequently declared to be invalid; undisclosed marriages and divorces which result in claims of marital property rights; and copyists' and indexing errors.
1145) Prior to 1984, the property belonged to the Shaan-Seet Native Corporation (the "Corporation"), but in 1984, the Corporation conveyed the property to "the heirs and devisees of James Snook, who died October 23, 1973.
This is well known to practicing lawyers, who will often advise the devisees to agree to an out-of-court settlement with a disinherited child.
Patten, the Court held that, "in a suit between devisees under a will, statements made by the deceased to counsel respecting the execution of the will.
It is appropriate, in the spirit of educating people about gay, lesbian, and non-traditional families, to state who you are and who you consider to be your family and devisees.
394, 406 (1897)("[W]e are of the opinion that, in a suit between devisees under a will, statements made by the deceased to counsel respecting the execution of the will, or other similar document, are not privileged.
Youpee's interests should escheat to the tribe because the designated devisees were not owners of existing undivided shares of the allotted lands.
Austrian Roth has also acted in place of the owner "In Loco Domini" for offshore investors, individuals, families, trustees, devisees and non-profit organizations as counselors and overseers in the management, operations and marketing of real property.