Lewis v. Luckett - 221 U.S. 554 (1911)


U.S. Supreme Court

Lewis v. Luckett, 221 U.S. 554 (1911)

Lewis v. Luckett

No. 142

Submitted April 25, 1911

Decided May 29, 1911

221 U.S. 554

Syllabus

Under § 130 of the Code of the District of Columbia as amended by the Act of June 30, 1902, 32 Stat. 526, c. 1329, there is no failure of jurisdiction because publication for unknown heirs has not been made unless the record shows the actual or probable existence of persons who were heirs at law or next of.kin whose names were unknown, nor will proceedings duly had be vacated at the instance of one who was cited, and whose objections to probate have been overruled, and who does not show that there are any unknown heirs or next of kin or that there is any occasion to make such publication.

32 App.D.C. 188 affirmed.

The facts, which involve questions of practice in connection with the probate of wills in the District of Columbia, are stated in the opinion.

Page 221 U. S. 555



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