See also:act of succeeding or following, as of events,
See also:objects, places in a series, &c., but particularly, in
See also:law, the transmission or passing of rights from one to another . In every
See also:system of law
See also:provision has to be made for a readjustment of things or goods on the
See also:death of the human beings who owned and enjoyed them . Succession to rights may be considered from two points of view: in some ways they depend on the
See also:personality of those who are concerned with them: if you hire a servant, you acquire a claim against a certain
See also:person and your claim will disappear on his death . But
See also:personal relations are commonly, implicated in the arrangement of
See also:property: if a person borrows
See also:money, the creditor expects to be paid even should the debtor die, and the actual payment will depend to a
See also:great extent on the rules as to
See also:inheritance . Succession, in the sense of the
See also:partition or redistribution of the property of a former owner is, in
See also:modern systems of law, the subject of many rules . Such rules may be based on the will of a de-ceased person . They will be found in such articles as ADMINIS- TRATION; ASSETS; EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS; INHERITANCE; INTESTACY;
See also:LEGACY; WILL; &C . There are cases, however, in which a will cannot be expressed; this eventuality is discussed in the
See also:present article, and there-can be no doubt that it is the most characteristic one from the point of view of social conditions . It represents the view of society at large as to what ought to be the normal course of succession in the readjustment of property after the death of a
See also:citizen . We shall dwell chiefly on the customs of succession among the nations of
See also:Aryan stock .
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