by operation of law


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by operation of law

A method of acquiring rights in real estate without any specific intention or even knowledge on the part of the owner. Spouses may gain rights through homestead, dower (widow's rights),curtesy (widower's rights), or community property statutes.

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2) Performance appraisal report determining the value of the plot of land, which will be the basis for determining the amount of the annual fee for perpetual usufruct of land of the Treasury, in a decision finding that the acquisition by operation of law, the right of perpetual usufruct, pursuant to art.
citizenship by operation of law, this is not going to be automatically entered into the Department of Homeland Security's files.
There is, however, nothing to stop a landlord and tenant effecting a surrender by operation of law, without any formal documents.
On this issue, the Ohio Supreme Court accepted the insurers' view and rejected the effort to transfer coverage by operation of law.
The majority creates by operation of law a contractual right on behalf of these plaintiffs that they never even contemplated until this lawsuit began,'' he wrote.
Assets with named beneficiaries, such as an individual retirement account, are covered by operation of law as well; when the owner dies, the beneficiary immediately receives the asset.
Upon registration of the resolution on the transfer of shares in the commercial register, all shares of the Minority Shareholders of BERU AG have been transferred to BorgWarner Germany GmbH by operation of law.
Interests, Which Have Been Released Or Extinguished, Whether Voluntarily Or By Operation Of Law, Need Not Be Identified.
Because many foreign jurisdictions now have merger statutes that operate like those of the states, under which all assets and liabilities move by operation of law, the change in the definition of an A reorganization now allows transactions effected pursuant to these statutes to qualify as statutory mergers or consolidations for Sec.
It is possible that, as a result of AB 205's passage, millions of dollars in separate property were converted into community property by operation of law.
California's high court first addressed the argument that Henkel was liable by operation of law.
Subsequent to such termination, the CPR Certificates will cease to exist by operation of law.