Definition of Devisee. Meaning of Devisee. Synonyms of Devisee

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Definition of Devisee

Devisee
Devisee Dev`i*see", n. (Law) One to whom a devise is made, or real estate given by will.

Meaning of Devisee from wikipedia

- succession to real property. Devise - testamentary gift of real property. Devisee - beneficiary of real property under a will. Distribution - succession...
- as used in a statute providing for the non-lapse of a devise where the devisee predeceases the testator but leaves lineal descendants. Among Native American...
- the context of a will, a testator may devise a simple life estate to a devisee. The testator may retain the reversion in the estate or give it to another...
- Fairfax's Devisee v. Hunter's Lessee, 11 U.S. (7 Cranch) 603 (1813), was a United States Supreme Court case arising out of the acquisition of Fairfax...
- high court … The Virginia court refused to obey this Court's Fairfax's Devisee mandate to enter judgment for the British subject's successor in interest...
- of the will). At common law, lapse occurs when the beneficiary or the devisee under the will predeceases the testator, invalidating the gift. The gift...
- proceeds of sale, when the closing occurs, should not p**** to the specific devisee of the property. However, the more modern view and the Uniform Probate...
- Court and state high courts cited Fletcher to similar effect. Fairfax's Devisee v. Hunter's Lessee (1813) considered the rights of British aliens, holding...
- it went to his heir-at-law, and if he devised the estate it went to the devisee. The word subsequently acquired a secondary meaning, applied to furniture...
- the treaty did not, in fact, cover the dispute. On review in Fairfax's Devisee v. Hunter's Lessee, 11 U.S. 603 (1813), the U.S. Supreme Court disagreed...
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