By his will he left a large sum for the building and the perpetual repair of public baths, and the interest of a still larger sum for the benefit of one hundred freedmen of the testator and, ultimately, for an annual banquet.
When the charitable purpose intended by a testator cannot be carried into effect, the court will apply the funds to some other purpose, as near the original as possible (whence the name).
Such foundations had been created from the earliest times, and the execution of the testator's wishes was generally left to his descendants, under the supervision of some high official designated in the act of endowment.
It describes his entering Rome on foot, amid the rejoicings of the citizens; his liberality towards his soldiers and to the citizens of Rome, a liberality that was extended even to persons under eleven years of age; his charities for the maintenance of the children of the poor; his remission of succession-duties in cases where the property was small or the heirs members of the testator's family; his establishment of free trade in corn between the various parts of the empire; his abandonment of vexatious and petty prosecutions for "high treason"; his punishment of informers; his abolition of pantomimes; his repairs of public buildings and his extension and embellishment of the Circus Maximus.
Bargain and sale of copyhold estates, which operates at common law, is still a mode of conveyance in England in the case of a sale by executors, where a testator has directed a sale of his estate to be made, instead of devising it to trustees upon trust to sell.
residuum, a remainder, from residere, to remain), in law, that which remains of a testator's estate after all debts and legacies are discharged, and funeral, administration and other expenses paid.
This disabled caelibes from receiving an inheritance unless the testator were related to them within the sixth degree; it limited the amount which a wife could take by a husband's will, or the husband by the wife's, unless they had children; and preference was given to candidates for office in proportion to the number of their children.'
For instance, a testator having left a fund to be divided into four parts - one-fourth to be used for "the redemption of British slaves in Turkey and 2 Barbary," and the other three-fourths for various local charities - it was found that there were no British slaves in Turkey or Barbary, and as to that part of the gift therefore the testator's purpose failed.
This doctrine is only applied where "a general intention of charity is manifest" in the will, and not where one particular object only was present to the mind of the testator.
Thus, a testator having left money to be applied in building a church in a particular parish, and that having been found to be impossible, the fund will not be applied cy-pres, but will go to the next of kin.
In ealdorman Alfred's will the testator disposes freely of his bookland estates in favour of his sons and his daughter, but to a son who is not considered as rightful offspring five hides of folkland are left, provided the king consents.
A testator can alter a will without scrapping it, by preparing a codicil.
If any evidence of the donor's or testator's intention does exist, the charity must treat the gift or legacy accordingly.
invalidateple, the list may be lost, or the testator may attempt to substitute a later list, thereby invalidating the gifts.
necessitous circumstances alone will not be a reason to change a testator's disposition.
A settlor in a will is usually called a testator.
Yes No had the testator been a regular church member in the past?
testator at the time of signing.
It explains clearly that the Will has been signed by the testator in the presence of the witnesses.
Asset Schedule This is a schedule showing the complete list of assets (property, monies and investments) owned by the testator.
So the PCC may not get the legacy money until many years after the original testator 's death.
testator's intention does exist, the charity must treat the gift or legacy accordingly.
For the purpose of validating the testator's signature, each witness must also sign the will in the presence of the testator's signature, each witness must also sign the will in the presence of the testator.
testator's wish to be cremated, this may be expressed in the opening clauses.
testator's death shall not 34.
testator in the presence of the witnesses.
The executors and Nicanor are to take charge of Herpyllis, " because," in the words of the testator, " she has been good to me," and to allow her to reside either in the lodging by the garden at Chalcis or in the paternal house at Stagira.
are a devise for the good of the soul of the testator, a bequest to certain Roman Catholic priests that the testator may have the benefit of their prayers and masses, a bequest in trust to apply a fund to circulate a book teaching the supremacy of the pope in matters of faith, a bequest to maintain a taper for evermore before the image of Our Lady.
Yes No Had the testator been a regular church member in the past?
One, at least, of the witnesses should be required to certify to the capacity of the testator at the time of signing.
Asset Schedule This is a schedule showing the complete list of assets (property, monies and investments) owned by the Testator.
For a testament is of force after men are dead: otherwise it is of no strength at all while the testator liveth.
For the purpose of validating the testator 's signature, each witness must also sign the will in the presence of the testator.
If it is the testator 's wish to be cremated, this may be expressed in the opening clauses.
Gifts to children or other issue who leave issue living at the testator 's death shall not 34.
General A general legacy is a gift of property to be provided out of the testator 's estate.
The dividends are distributed in accordance with the testator 's will.
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