Gaskell's Compendium of Forms, Educational, Social, Legal and Commercial; Embracing a Complete Self-Teaching Course in Penmanship and Bookkeeping, and Aid to English Composition and a Complete Guide to a Parliamentary Practice, the Whole

Gaskell's Compendium of Forms, Educational, Social, Legal and Commercial; Embracing a Complete Self-Teaching Course in Penmanship and Bookkeeping, and Aid to English Composition and a Complete Guide to a Parliamentary Practice, the Whole

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...sofa, or may convey the same by a joint deed with the husband. If she die intestate, leaving children, her husband has a life estate in her property; if she leave no children, her husband has a life estate in her real estate and her personal property vests in him absolutely. She may he sued jointly with her husband on any note, contract, Of agreement which she has executed jointly with him. and the judgments recovered in such cases are liens on the property of both, anil may he collected in the same manner as if the defendants "were not husband and wife. MASSACHUSETTS.--A married woman may hold real and personal property, may convey the same, make contracts, sue and be sued, in the same manner as if slie were unmarried; but her separate conveyance is subject to her husband's tenancy by the courtesv. Conveyances, contracts and suits are not authorjzc'd between husband and wife. Every woman is entitled to her dower in the lands of her husband, to be assigned to her after his decease, unless she is lawfully barred thereof. MICHIGAN.--A married woman may hold real and personal estate to her separate use, can control, dispose of and encumber in the same manner, and with the like effect, as if unmarried; mav sue and be sued in relation to her sole property. Dealings directly between husband and wife are permitted. The husnand has no interest in the propertv of the wife as tenant by the courtesy. Separate property acquired by females before or after marriage is not liable for the husband's debt. The wife is entitled to dower in all lands owned by her husband during coverture. MINNESOTA.--A married woman may hold real and personal property in her own mime and use, whether acquired before or after marriage; may make contracts, and her property is...show more

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  • Paperback | 414 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 735g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123648519X
  • 9781236485199