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General Question about Last Will and Testament in India [closed]
I have few question on how to write Last will and is it valid under Indian Law. Do i have to register my Last will (Eg, Affidavit, Notary, Stamp, etc) Can Last will over ride nomination? (Eg, Mutual ...
Protecting property rights with parent's marriage vs step-parent
This scenario takes place in Italy. X's parents split their properties with a donation to their sons. X received the property (nuda proprieta') of the house where the parents are living, while the ...
What are the effects on the Crown appointments following the death of a monarch?
The naming of a number of appointments, titles and offices, etc.—such a Queen's Counsel, the Queen's Warehouse, and Queen's Bench—will now need to be reviewed following King Charles III acceding to ...
Can a testator exercise testamentary freedom using a choice of law clause?
In British Columbia, some testators left little for some of their independent adult children, while leaving most of their assets to their other children. In many of those cases, the courts granted the ...
What is the copyright status, in the US, of the old USSR textbooks?
The textbooks published in the USSR had their copyright listed as "The Ministry of Education of the USSR." I am not interested in the "author rights." I am only interested in the ...
What happens if the cabinet does not want to trigger the 25th amendment even though the President is in a coma?
This is a hypothetical. Let's say Trump's cabinet has not resigned yet. Joe Biden is sworn in and, overwhelmed by the emotions, he has a stroke and can't move or speak, or he is in a coma, but he is ...
Why was no constitutional amendment needed to change the rules on succession to the Canadian throne?
In 2013 a statute altered the rules on succession to the throne in Canada. (Specifically, if a woman is the eldest child of the monarch then she inherits the throne upon the monarch's death even if ...
What happens if a country re-emerges?
Let's assume that early modern (think about 1900) Ruritania has a neighbor called Ruristan. The kings back then signed a treaty of allegiance and allowed free travel and residence between the two to ...
Rights of Joint administrators of a property
If legal heirs of a joint property have acquired the letter of administration of the joint property, can a single co-owner sell his share (in india)? Edited to add: Can the said co-owner go for a ...
Intestate succession in Utah: Parent and Siblings
Joe owned a home. He died without a will. His survivors are a mother and six siblings. Do I understand correctly that the mother inherits everything and the siblings nothing? Here is a link to the UT ...
Can the US Senate disqualify a former President?
In summary, the answer to "Can a US President, after impeachment and removal, be re-elected or re-appointed?" was "Yes, unless the Senate votes by simple majority to add the penalty of ...
Can MetLife Override Intestate Succession of Pre-Deceased Beneficiaries
My grandma has a Life Insurance policy that she started around 1983 with Horne’s (now Macy’s) until 2003 when she retired. The names Beneficiaries were my dad and grandfather (her husband). Both are ...
Can a US President, after impeachment and removal, be re-elected or re-appointed?
This answer in its present form states If Donald Trump were impeached and blocked from running again (which is one of the things that impeachment can do, disqualify from office)... Is that true? ...
Transfer of US Presidential power when both the President and the Vice President are incapacitated
According to Article II, section 1, clause 6 of the US Constitution, in the case of death, removal, resignation, or inability to discharge the powers of the office, both of the President and the Vice ...
Is the Acting Attorney General in the Presidential Line of Succession?
The Attorney-General is seventh in the line of succession to the Presidency of the United States. Does an Acting Attorney-General replace the former Attorney-General in the line of succession?
"Designated Survivor" scenario: What if a President is sworn in and someone earlier in succession resurfaces?
If something like what's depicted in "Designated Survivor" (TV-show) happened – POTUS, VPOTUS, Speaker, &c, were all (believed to be) dead – and the "designated survivor" had become acting ...
What happens if a person is thought to be dead and their estate is administered, and then they turn up alive?
Suppose a person disappears and is thought to have died (e.g. massive fireball plane crash, 'nobody could have survived that') and so their estate was administered. And then, after their property ...
What happens if I die without a will?
What happens to my property if I die without a will? The jurisdiction is Victoria, Australia.