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RESIDUE Definition & Legal Meaning

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The surplus of a testator’s estate remaining after all the debts and par- ticular legacies have been discharged. 2 Bl. Comm. 514. The “residue” of a testator’s estate and effects means what is left after ail liabilities are discharged, and all the purposes of the testator, specifically expressed in his will, are carried into effect. Craves v. Howard, 50 N. C. 302.


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