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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 ...

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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  ...

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If someone dies without leaving a will, state intestacy laws decide the inheritance order and the size of the shares. Although intestacy laws differ by state, ...

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The state of the facts, as settled by the case agreed, was as follows: 1. ... The said act of assembly then recites that Thomas Lord Fairfax, heir at law of Lord ...

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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.

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I assume you are getting these terms from the probate petition and not the will itself. Either way, in Nevada a devisee is someone who is a ...

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Some of the questions we receive regarding estate planning, probate, estate and trust administration in Arizona. ... Attorneys | Legal Services | About Us | Recruiting | Contact Us | Home ... or in the absence of a Will, passes according to the intestacy laws of the State .... What is the difference between an heir and a devisee?

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Devisee definition, a person to whom a devise is made. ... A person benefiting under a will is a legatee of money, or a devisee of land, and not an heir to either.

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Title: U.S. Reports: Fairfax's Devisee v. Hunter's Lessee, 11 U.S. (7 Cranch) 603 ( 1813). Contributor Names: Story, Joseph (Judge): Supreme Court of the United ...