Decedent Estate Law of the State of New York, Chapter Thirteen of the Consolidated Laws (became a Law February 17, 1909: Chapter 18, Laws of 1909) Together with All Amendments, the Notes of the Board of Statutory Consolidation, Notes of the Original Revisers of the Revised Statutes, the Report of the Commissioners of Statutory Revision on the Originals, and the Full Text of All the Statutes Codified in the Decedent Estate Law, Also, an Introduction, Notes of Judicial Decisions and a Commentary, Historical and Expository, on the Text of the Statutes

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Robert Ludlow Fowler
Baker, Voorhis, 1911 - Executors and administrators - 592 pages

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Contents

Lunn 72 Kelly v Pratt
64
Brewster Matter of 287 Burtenshaw v Gilbert
66
Mercantile Trust Co 234 Edsall v Waterbury
70
First Nat Bank v Mortimer 193 Geofroy v Riggs 73
73
Cornelius 204 Eisner v Koehler
76
Firth 179 185
77
Jacobson Matter
79
Schraeder
89
Devise or bequest to certain corporations
97
Stevens
107
Doe ex dem etc v Provoost 144 Emmons Matter of 115 134
115
Ashburner 344 Gilbert v Knox 119 124
119
LHommedieu In re 191 192
126
Douglass Matter of
134
Lindsey Ex parte
136
Hayt 139 140 149 152
139
Parker 479 Delaney Matter of 196 199
146
Piarr Matter
147
Brower Matter of Byxbie v Wood
149
Howland 234 237 418 Harvey v McDowell 504
152
Brown 273 276 280 284
163
Burney
164
Jennings
171
Ennis 177 Bond v Smith 515 526
176
Seib
177
De Selding
179
Vollmer 256 257 258 259
180
Lion ex dem etc v Burtis
184
Central Trust Co v Egleston
189
L
191
Cutting
193
Blunt
194
Pringle Memorial
195
Brady
196
Landy Matter of 114 117 119
197
Lamphere
200
Hobart Hoysradt v Kingman 53 117 119
206
Effect of change of residence since execution of will
209
Wilkins 262 Campbell v Morgan
216
Harris
217
Lane 114 124
226
Johnson Matter of
227
scribing witness
229
Abel Matter of 132 133 Arensberg Matter of
234
Westchester Trust
235
Hadley Matter of 456 457 Havens v Havens 249 269
236
Stanley 146 Marsellis v Thalhimer 339 412 413
247
Hart 482
248
Severs 447 453 457
255
Little
269
Bond or agreement to convey property devised or
271
Hirsch
273
Moore 276 280
276
Baptist Missionary
278
Holman Matter of 375
280
Hagar Matter of
308
Hoagland 309 Montgomery V Montgomery 402
309
Bumpus
323
Remsen 324 448
324
DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION
329
Nolan
339
Carow
341
Chamberlain Matter of
343
Dack 117 124 132
344
Emott
347
Phyfe 197 199
349
Menzie Matter of 496 497 Moore v Littel 142 143 145 146
360
Hopkins Matter of
361
Luce 512 527 Carroll v Collins
362
Hayt 514 518 526 527 Hawley v James 151 163
363
195
375
Grenier
403
Relatives of the halfblood
404
Relatives of husband or wife
408
Cases not hereinbefore provided
410
Lyons Nat Bank v Shuler 40 VoCreerys Lessee v Somerville
412
Posthumous children and relatives
413
Inheritance sole or in common
414
Alienism of ancestor
416
Hall 72 73
417
Advancements of real and personal estates
419
Merritt Matter of 422 423 Morgan Matter of 90
421
Brimmer
422
Cole 423 426
423
How advancement adjusted
427
Distribution of personal property of decedent
429
N Y Life Ins Co v Viele 361 362 Partridge v Havens
438
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447
Clark
449
103
453
Advancements of personal estates
464
Greatrex
468
Estates of married women
472
203
474
Malin 65 McLean v Swanton
476
Liability of heirs and devises for debt of decedent
478
Ordway 361 Morris v Sickly 200
480
77
481
Smith
482
Liability of heir or devisee not affected where will makes specific provision for payment of debt
483
Action against husband for debts of deceased wife
486
Application of certain sections in this article
488
ARTICLE 4
490
Dake Matter of 110
491
JII Investment of trust funds by executor or administrator
493
Jones
497
Executors de son tort abolished
499
Ahern
503
Loomis
504
Special promise to answer for debt of testator or intestate
505
Durand Matter of 92 93 Fielding Matter of 481
506
Liability of executors and administrators of executors and administrators
508
Coe
509
Rights of administrators de bonis non
510
Roosevelt 511
511
Alexander 467 468 469 Bailey v Bailey 139 195 188
512
Actions upon contract by and against executors
513
Adams 514 518
514
Administrators to have same rights and liabilities as executors
516
Actions of trespass by executors and administrators
518
Actions of trespass against executors and adminis trators
521
Actions for wrongs by or against executors or ad ministrators
524
Leichardt 130 Brackett v Griswold
526
Action or proceeding by executor of executor
528
Appraisal of estate of deceased person
529
20
530
Laws Repealed When to Take Effect
531
131
532
Notes of the original revisers of the Revised Statutes on
541
56
543
Mandelick Will of 110 114
546
322
554
Lane 225 227 228 Idley v Bowen 259
555
Report of Commissioners of Statutory Revision on the original
559
General index
567
55
568
205
570
Blain 220 221 Murphy Matter of 115
571
338
573
Jackson 147 Jackson ex dem etc v Hilton 357
575
178
578
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Page 244 - No will in writing, except in the cases hereinafter mentioned, nor any part thereof, shall be revoked, or altered, otherwise than by some other will in writing, or some other writing of the testator, declaring such revocation or alteration, and executed with the same formalities with which the will itself was required by law to be executed...
Page 522 - For wrongs done to the property, rights or interests of another, for which an action might be maintained against the wrong-doer, such action may be brought by the person injured, or after his death, by his executors or administrators...
Page 325 - debts " includes every claim and demand, upon which a judgment for a sum of money, or directing the payment of money, could be recovered in an action; and the word
Page 104 - There shall be at least two attesting witnesses, each of whom shall sign his name as a witness, at the end of the will, at the request of the testator.
Page 214 - ... be entitled to recover the same portion from the devisees and legatees, in proportion to and out of the parts devised and bequeathed to them by such will.
Page 201 - The witnesses to any will, shall write opposite to their names their respective places of residence; and every person who shall sign the testator's name to any will by his direction, shall write his own name as a witness to the will.
Page 197 - Where there is nothing in the context of a will from which it is apparent that a testator has used the words in which he has expressed himself in any other than their strict and primary sense, and where his words so interpreted are sensible with reference to extrinsic circumstances, it is an inflexible rule of construction that the words of the will shall be interpreted in their strict and primary sense, and in no other, although they may be capable of some popular or secondary interpretation...
Page 213 - Whenever a testator shall have a child born after the making of a last will, either in the lifetime or after the death of such testator...
Page 150 - A contingent remainder in fee, may be created on a prior remainder in fee, to take effect in the event that the persons to whom the first remainder is limited, shall die under the age of twenty-one years, or upon any other contingency, by which the estate of such persons may be determined before they attain their full age.
Page 93 - ... part of his or her estate, after the payment of his or her debts, and such devise or bequest shall be valid to the extent of one-half, and no more.

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