en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_and_testament

... law areas. Contract · Tort · Property · Criminal law · Evidence · v · t · e. A will or testament is a legal document by which a person, the testator, expresses their wishes ... Originally, it was a device intended solely for men who died without an heir. ... Decedent - the deceased (U.S. term); Demonstrative Legacy - a gift of a ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_v._Hunter%27s_Lessee

Martin v. Hunter's Lessee, 14 U.S. (1 Wheat.) 304 (1816), was a landmark United States ... Full case name, Martin, Heir at law and devisee of Fairfax v. Hunter's ...

www.legalzoom.com/articles/legatee-heir-beneficiary-and-devisee-what-are-the-differences

What Is the Difference Between a Legatee and a Devisee? ... In this instance, state intestacy laws govern the distribution of the decedent's property, following a  ...

supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/11/603

Fairfax's Devisee v. ... Hunter's Lessee, 11 U.S. 7 Cranch 603 603 (1813) .... The said act of assembly then recites that Thomas Lord Fairfax, heir at law of Lord ...

supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/94/315

By the government of the United States, the body politic, the nation known as the ... that the United States could not lawfully take and hold the real estate as devisee under the will, in trust or otherwise, and that it descended to the heirs-at- law.

www.avvo.com/legal-answers/in-a-will-if-you-are-a-devisee-and-heir-what-does--2111794.html

Either way, in Nevada a devisee is someone who is a beneficiary of property in a will. An heir is someone who would receive property if there was no will by virtue of. ... I agree with both of the other attorneys in that you need to have a local .... I am us citizen my brother is German citizen If I apply for him for ...

legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/devisee

Definition of devisee in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English ... noun acceptor, beneficiary, donee, grantee, heir, inheritor, legatee, recipient, ... Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content. ... of a statute be clear and explicit for this purpose" (Fairfax's Devisee v.

www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/98-1101.ZS.html

DRYE V. UNITED STATES (98-1101) 528 U.S. 49 (1999) 152 F.3d ... Petitioner Rohn Drye, her son, was sole heir to the estate under Arkansas law. Drye was ...

www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/25/2206

(B) Individual and tribal heirsWhere there is no surviving spouse of the ... (v), an Indian co-owner (including the Indian tribe referred to in clause (v)) of a ..... a decedent's heirs and devisees to consolidate interests in trust or restricted lands.