Definition of Right of election

1. Noun. In probate law: the legal right of a surviving spouse to elect to take either what the deceased spouse gave under the will or the share of the estate as set forth by statute.

Generic synonyms: Legal Right
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law



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right of election (current term)
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Literary usage of Right of election

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1. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1876)
"XXIV. Hereditary succession gradually established under the Angevin*. The right of election never given up. Parliamentary kingship of modern times. ..."

2. The Beginnings of Modern Europe (1250-1450) by Ephraim Emerton (1917)
"... that of Philip of Swabia against Otto of Brunswick in 1198, without any further solid information than that the right of election belonged to all the ..."

3. The Diplomatic Protection of Citizens Abroad: Or, The Law of International by Edwin Montefiore Borchard (1915)
"Right of Election. The municipal law of many countries gives to the native-born child of foreign parents, affected with a dual nationality, a right of ..."

4. The Diplomatic Protection of Citizens Abroad: Or, The Law of International by Edwin Montefiore Borchard (1915)
"Right of Election. The municipal law of many countries gives to the native-born child of foreign parents, affected with a dual nationality, a right of ..."

5. The Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh: Three by James Mackintosh (1848)
"... that the pm- cipal places, and not the decayed boi«.;:.-. should exercise the right of election.'* I know full well that these borough» vea ..."

6. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, George Sharswood, Barron Field (1908)
"The right of election in boroughs is various, depending entirely on the several charters, customs, and constitutions of the respective places, ..."

7. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, George Sharswood, Barron Field (1875)
"The right of election in boroughs is various, depending entirely on the several chartere, customs, and constitutions of the respective places ..."

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