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- ‘The basic principles of inheritance are equality and the disposal rights of the bequeathers and the heirs.’
- ‘If the bequeather has no heirs or if no heir accepts the inheritance, the bequeather's tax liability shall be extinguished.’
- ‘Heirs paid the debts of the bequeather and other taxes according to the inherited parts the property.’
- ‘Succession shall be governed by the law of the last state of residence of the bequeather.’
- ‘Although bequeather and descendant have specific personal interests, they agree in their concern for preserving the fortune.’
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