Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of California, Volume 50

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Bancroft-Whitney, 1876

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Page 287 - ... if made by a person having at the time the possession or control of the property, and not accompanied by an immediate delivery, and followed by an actual and continued change of possession of the things transferred, to be fraudulent, and therefore void, against those who are his creditors while he remains in possession...
Page 100 - ... that a sum exceeding such bid at least ten per cent., exclusive of the expenses of a new sale, may be obtained, the court may vacate the sale and direct another to be had...
Page 507 - CD will appear and answer the charge above mentioned, in whatever court it may be prosecuted, and will at all times hold himself amenable to the orders and process of the court...
Page 406 - By the law of the land is most clearly intended the general law ; a law which hears before it condemns ; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial.
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Page 552 - The relief granted to the plaintiff, if there be no answer, cannot exceed that which he shall have demanded in his complaint; but in any other case, the court may grant him any relief consistent with the case made by the complaint and embraced within the issue.
Page 234 - A witness may be impeached by the party against whom he was called, by contradictory evidence, or by evidence that his general reputation for truth is bad, or that his moral character is such as to render him unworthy of belief, but not by evidence of particular wrongful acts ; except that it may be shown by the examination of the witness, or the record of the judgment, that he has been convicted of a felony.
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Page 406 - ... far as the same can be ascertained, a description of all the real estate of which the testator or intestate died seized...
Page 597 - A will is an instrument by which a person makes a disposition of his property to take effect after his decease, and which is, in Its own nature, ambulatory and revocable during his life.

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