Wharton's Law Lexicon; Forming an Epitome of the Laws of England Under Statute and Case Law, and Containing Explanations of Technical Terms and Phrases, Ancient, Modern, and Commercial, with Selected Titles from the Civil, Scots, and

Wharton's Law Lexicon; Forming an Epitome of the Laws of England Under Statute and Case Law, and Containing Explanations of Technical Terms and Phrases, Ancient, Modern, and Commercial, with Selected Titles from the Civil, Scots, and

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...whereby the unity of interest is dissolved. (4) By a decree in the Chancery Division of the High Court (see Jud. Act, 1873, s. 34 (3)). In an action brought by one jointtenant, a commission issues to divide the land, and when this has been returned, the Court directs a compulsory partition, and orders the execution of reciprocal transfers. See PARTITION. J ointress, or J ointuress, she who has an estate settled upon her by her husband, to hold during her life, at least provided she survive him. J olnture, strictly, a joint estate limited to husband and wife, but in common acceptation extended also to a sole estate limited to the wife only. To a legal jointure these four things are requisite: --(1) The jointure must take effect immediately on the death of the husband. (2) It must be for her own life at least, and not par nutre vie, or for any term of years, or for any smaller estate. (3) It must be made to herself, and no other in trust for her. (4) It must be made, and so in the deed particularly expressed to be, in satisfaction of the whole, and not of part of her dower. It may be made either before or after marriage; if made after marriage she may waive it-, and claim her dower. 2 Bl. Com. 137. The Statute of J ointures, 11 Hen. 7, c. 20, is repealed by 3 & 4 Wm. 4, c. 74, s. 17, except as to lands comprised in settlements made before the passing of this Act. See Downs; and 20 Hen. 8, c. 10. Jokelet fr. yokelet, a little farm such as requires a small yoke of oxen to till it. Joncaria, or Juncaria fr. jonc, Fr., a rush, land where rushes grow.--Co. Litt. 5 a. Journal, a day-book or diary of transactions used by merchants, mariners, tradesmen, etc., in their business. Journals of Parliament, minutes of proceedings in parliament. If...show more

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