Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, one legally entitled to a share of the personal estate of an intestate.

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  • Under the decree these defendants. will hold amounts of stock in the various distributee companies ranging from 41 per cent as a maximum to 28.5 per cent as a minimum, except in the case of one small company, the Porto Rican

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • In 1798 the General Assembly enacted that if executors or administrators should have funds in their hands belonging to the estate, and the legatee or distributee entitled could not be found for seven years, the same should be paid to the University to be held without interest until the end of ten years, and if the claimant did not appear, it should be irreclaimable.

    History of the University of North Carolina. Volume I: From its Beginning to the Death of President Swain, 1789-1868

  • Under the decree these defendants. will hold amounts of stock in the various distributee companies ranging from 41 per cent as a maximum to 28.5 per cent as a minimum, except in the case of one small company, the Porto Rican Tobacco Company, in which they will hold 45 per cent.

    State of the Union Address

  • If the legacy or distributive share to be received, shall not be the entire property, such legatee or distributee shall, in like manner, pay a pro rata part of the tax, according to the value of his interest.

    Revenue law : passed by the General Assembly of the State of North-Carolina at the session of 1862-'63,

  • Matter of the Estate of H. Kenneth Ranftle, 4585-2008, designated J. Craig Leiby as the "surviving spouse and sole distributee" of H. Kenneth Ranftle, who died on Nov. 1, 2008, just five months after the pair married in Quebec.

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  • Accordingly, Mr. Leiby is decedent's surviving spouse and sole distributee.

    The Ohio Trust & Estate Blog

  • [Notice] in this probate proceeding need not issue under SCPA 1403 (1) (a) or any other provision of law to any other person as distributee.

    The Ohio Trust & Estate Blog

  • It was unjust and ugly because it was selective; the basic idea that some distributee must be allowed to spend some of the values that taxpayers have produced is less repugnant than the idea that some government functionary should select the distributee.

    Mises Dailies

  • In a brief opinion, a Surrogate Judge in New York recognized a Canadian same-sex marriage for probate purposes, declaring the surviving partner the "surviving spouse and sole distributee" and thus not requiring process to other members of the decedent's family.

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  • If no distributee applies within thirty Code §11-11-3 will be issued a release of lien pursuant days after the date of death, one or more creditors or any other to West Virginia Code §11-11-17. person may be appointed.

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