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Restraints On Alienation Of Legal Interests In Michigan Property: Ii, William F. Fratcher Apr 1952

Restraints On Alienation Of Legal Interests In Michigan Property: Ii, William F. Fratcher

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"Estate for life" is a generic term embracing interests in land of several types. The duration of such an estate may be measured by the life of the tenant himself, by the life of some other person, by the joint lives of a group of persons (i.e., the life of the member of the group who first dies), or by the life of the survivor of a group of persons. In the last two cases the tenant himself may or may not be a member of the group. When the duration of the estate is measured by the life of …


Wills-Incorporation By Reference-Comparison With Secret Trusts And Acts Of Independent Significance, T. L. Tolan, Jr. S.Ed. Nov 1947

Wills-Incorporation By Reference-Comparison With Secret Trusts And Acts Of Independent Significance, T. L. Tolan, Jr. S.Ed.

Michigan Law Review

Legal doctrines have been developed to define the extent to which events outside the will itself may control the testamentary dispositions. Incorporation by reference, acts of independent significance, and secret trusts are related in their concern with testators' attempts to determine major parts of testamentary schemes by acts not written on the attested paper first presented for probate. The present discussion investigates the degree to which the courts adhere to the definitions of these doctrines and the traditional distinctions between them.


Abstracts, Mary Jane Plumer Aug 1944

Abstracts, Mary Jane Plumer

Michigan Law Review

The abstracts consist merely of summaries of the facts and holdings of recent cases and are distinguished from the notes by the absence of discussion.