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Biologically Biased Beneficence, Jeffrey E. Stake Jan 2016

Biologically Biased Beneficence, Jeffrey E. Stake

Articles by Maurer Faculty

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Basic Arkansas Intestate Succession, Rights Of Surviving Spouses, And Related Curative Techniques For Lawyers And Landmen, J. Mark Robinette Jr. Feb 2009

Basic Arkansas Intestate Succession, Rights Of Surviving Spouses, And Related Curative Techniques For Lawyers And Landmen, J. Mark Robinette Jr.

Annual of the Arkansas Natural Resources Law Institute

Mineral interests may lay dormant for decades before becoming productive. In the interim, however, the owners of these interests do not lay dormant. They live long lives, marry, have children, and eventually, they die. Some of these persons have well-laid estate plans, know the nature and extent of their property, and upon their departure to the hereafter, leave their affairs in meticulous order with no question of who is entitled to what and where. Others depart this life leaving little more than a treasure map and their descendants. Generations and many lines of persons descended from one severed mineral owner …


A Uniform Probate Code For Indian Country At Last, David M. English Mar 2006

A Uniform Probate Code For Indian Country At Last, David M. English

Faculty Publications

AIPRA makes major reforms to the Indian probate system. Federal law long provided that trust or restricted lands and IlM accounts owned by an Indian intestate are to be distributed to the heirs as determined under state law. AIPRA replaces this with one uniform intestacy scheme for the distribution of trust lands and IJIM accounts in lieu of the 30-plus state systems that now apply. AIPRA also fills out the federal law on wills, enacting numerous provisions on the interpretation of wills, most adapted from the Uniform Probate Code. In addition to providing Indian country with a uniform and more …


The Property "Instinct", Jeffrey E. Stake Jan 2004

The Property "Instinct", Jeffrey E. Stake

Articles by Maurer Faculty

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Transfer Of Property By Inheritance And Bequest In Biblical Law And Tradition, Richard H. Hiers Jan 1993

Transfer Of Property By Inheritance And Bequest In Biblical Law And Tradition, Richard H. Hiers

UF Law Faculty Publications

In what follows, we first review briefly the kinds of property subject to transfer by inheritance or bequest. Next, we examine texts pertaining to intestate succession - that is, transfer of property by operation of law upon the death of the property holder without explicit provision by will or bequest as to who will inherit or take afterwards. As a summary expression, such transfers will be designated as "inheritance." In this context, we note the relevance of certain provisions regarding levirate marriage and the Year of Jubilee. We also consider the problematic nature of the so-called birthright practice in this …