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Abatement of legacies

ABATEMENT OF LEGACIES, is the reduction of legacies for the purpose of paying the testator's debts.
     2. When the estate is short of paying the debts and legacies, and there are general legacies and specific legacies, the rule is that the general legatees must abate proportionably in order to pay the debts; a specific legacy is not abated unless the general legacies cannot pay all the debts; in that case what remains to be paid must be paid by the specific legatees, who must, where there are several, abate their legacies, proportionably. 2 Bl. Com. 513; 2 Vessen. 561 to 564; 1 P. Wms. 680; 2 P. Wms. 283. See 2 Bro. C. C. 19; Bac. Abr. Legacies, H; Rop. on Leg. 253, 284.

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abatable nuisance
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Abatement
Abatement of a freehold
abatement of a nuisance
-- Abatement of legacies --
Abatement of nuisances is the prostration or removal of a nuisance
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