The District Reports, Containing Cases Decided in the Various Judicial Districts of the State of Pennsylvania. V. 1-30; 1892-1921 Volume 13

The District Reports, Containing Cases Decided in the Various Judicial Districts of the State of Pennsylvania. V. 1-30; 1892-1921 Volume 13

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... 525; Koch's Estate, 15 Phila. 581, &c., &c., '&c.) The right, indeed, is conferred by the express provision of the Act of April S, 1859, P. L. 4%, which declares that the widow, &c., &c., may "elect to retain the same... out of any bank-notes, money, stocks, judgments or other indebtedness to such person." Of course the right is not lost where, as in this case, the money called for by the evidence of indebtedness is collected by the executor or administrator within less than thirty days after the death of the decedent, and included in his inventory as cash. The exceptions are overruled, and exemption allowed in accordance with the prayer of the petition. Culbertson _v. Culbertson. Practice, C'. P.--Divorce--Allowance pendants lite. A wife possessed of a separate esiate is entitled to an allowance for expenses incurred in bringing suit for divorce, but such allowance rests in the discretion of the court, and where she is possessed of a separate estate sufficiently ample to enable her to conduct her suit, it is not an abuse of that discretion to refuse her request to compel the husband to pay for the same. Where the circumstances are such that her rights will not suffer or be impaired and her suit neglected because of lack of funds or credit, the better practice is to delay the fixing of such allowance until the rights of the parties are determined and an adequate idea gotten of the necessary expenses incurred and services rendered. Where such allowance is asked.pendvn!e lite, if more than the minimum is expected, it should be shown to the court, either by petition or tesiimony, that such extra sum is needed, and what are the nature and character of the professional services demanding special or...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 123690673X
  • 9781236906731