Hence came the jurisdiction of the ordinary in intestacy, for the peace of the soul of the departed.
All questions of testacy or intestacy belong to the judge of the domicile.
But after the time of Solon among the Athenians it was limited to cases of intestacy.
The dead man's universal successor, however he became so, whether by Will or by intestacy, was his Heir.
These “ground rents” are real estate, and, in cases of intestacy, go to the heir.
Copyright passes by bequest or on intestacy to the executors or administrators of the owner.
As to their appointment before the establishment of the court of probate see articles Will and intestacy.
The devolution of real estate in case of intestacy should be assimilated to that of personal estate.