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Unformatted text preview: proved by an affidavit sworn to and signed by the testator and the witnesses at the time the will was executed. 24. The term "per capita" means that each of a group of identified persons (here, the descendants) shall share equally. The relevant people are Amy, Mark, and Marcia, so each should get $333,333.33 in this case. In a "per stirpes" distribution, each descendant divides the share that his or her parents would have taken had they survived. This means that Amy and Mark each get $250,000 (50% of Bob's $500,000), and Marcia gets $500,000 (100% of Sue's $500,000). Business Law and the Regulatory Environment, 11E 47...
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