Colorado Reports Volume 46

Colorado Reports Volume 46

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...resisted the probate of the will in so far as one-half of the estate left by Virginia Grasmuck was concerned, upon the ground that said Louis Grasmuck, being the husband of the testatrix, had not, after the death of his said wife, consented in writing to the provisions of the will. Upon the hearing, the court admitted the will to probate, and found, among other things, "that no consent was given in writing by the said Louis Grasmuck, deceased, accepting the provisions of said will; and further, that said Louis Grasmuck departed this life before any order was entered by this court fixing the date for the probate of said will and the issuance of citations thereon, and that no legal notice was ever given to said Louis Gras muck of the filing of said will for probate." It was also shown that, after the death of Louis, the husband of one of the protestants received money from the executor of Virginia's will, which was used in defraying Louis' traveling expenses. One of the witnesses testified that she had read over the will to Louis, and that he understood it. The statute which must control our decision is as follows: "Every person aged twenty-one years, if a male, or eighteen years, if a female, being of sound mind and memory, shall have the power to devise all the estate, right, title and interest in possession, rever sion or remainder which he or she bath or at the time of his or her death shall have of, in and to any lands, tenements, hereditaments, annuities or rents charged upon or issuing out of all goods, chattels, and personal estate of every description whatever, by will or testament. All persons of the age of seventeen years, and of sound mind and memory, shall have the power to dispose of their...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236837592
  • 9781236837592