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A transfer of real property by virtue of the provisions in a will. Contrast with descent, which is a transfer by virtue of statutory provisions controlling ownership of real estate when one dies without a will.
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I wish to thank Laurie Wallace, OTR/L and Lois Longwell, LCSW for their expertise in devising strategies to promote function.
For 20 years, Mungle has been altering actors' faces and bodies and devising visages of monsters, vampires, aliens and other otherworldly creatures.
Douglas, 39, who is the facility manager of the Daily News' Valencia printing plant, has spent countless hours devising a system, going to meetings, making phone calls and writing letters to anyone - from President Clinton to concerned parents - he thinks will help him in his quest for a better ratings system.
To make sure the underclass students could not get into their rooms, the seniors began devising elaborate locks and devices known as stacks to keep them out, Kiewiet said.
As for MCA's efforts to disengage itself from the gangsta rap in Interscope's catalog, devising a charity arrangement is not proving easy.
This is particularly useful to industry participants for devising country-specific strategies.
This is useful in devising country-specific strategies.
Prior to Hoffman-LaRoche, he worked at Burroughs Wellcome as Head of Regulatory Affairs (Consumer Products) where, during the course of his tenure, he was responsible for the design and execution of clinical trials as well as devising and executing a program for the OTC conversion of Actifed and devising regulatory strategies for the approval of AZT for AIDS.