Law Notes Volume 9

Law Notes Volume 9

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ... quite independently of his bankruptcy. Is there any chance of their doing this? For if so, it will be a case of the biter bit. He is sure that there is not. He knows his men--they are no women lovers--they would never pay the income to the wife as long as he was able to receive it. There is no danger in the plan as far as the trustees are concerned, but are you sure, he wishes to know, that the law allows such a device? You reply that counsel's opinion on this point is conclusive. He tells you that the plan has received "judicial sanction," which, you explain, indicates that the judges have recognised its validity; and as long as he can trust his trustees his wishes can be easily and safely effected. Your client cannot refrain as he departs from remarking that as the matter has been before the Courts he is astonished that y0u--in whom he always placed such confidence--that you who always seemed to him to be the embodiment of law, and tog know all legal points, should have been obliged to seek the aid of counsel in a matter which he should have supposed was one of every-day importance. You have no reply ready. You feel the justice of his remarks. You know that you have sunk in the estimation of your client. You resolve in the future to keep yourself more closely in touch with cases which come before the Courts--to rely more on yourself--t0 seek the assistance of counsel less and less as time goes along, and so to save your clients the heavy fees that counsel's opinion always involves. been recently issued. We are pleased to observe that by rule 10 all applications must be made personally or through a solicitor, and there is no suggestion, as under some former Instructions, that the aid of a solicitor is quite...show more

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  • Paperback | 332 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 594g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236817117
  • 9781236817112