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GARCIA V. VELA, 216 U. S. 598 (1910)

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Garcia v. Vela, 216 U.S. 598 (1910)

Garcia v. Vela

Nos. 90, 245

Argued March 8, 9, 1910

Decided March 21, 1910

216 U.S. 598


In the absence of summons and severance, all defendants against.whom a decree in an equity suit is entered must join in the appeal. Hardee v. Wilson, 146 U. S. 179.

In a suit coming from a territory, this Court is not inclined to overthrow the assumptions of the trial court in regard to matters controlled by the local law, and so held in affirming a judgment in a case coming from Porto Rico involving questions of inheritance and prescription.

Quaere as to the effect of Article 811 of the Civil Code of Porto Rico, requiring, an ascendant inheriting property under certain conditions chanroblesvirtualawlibrary

Page 216 U. S. 599

to reserve the property in favor of relatives belonging to the line from which the property originally came, as to property inherited before the adoption of the article by one dying after its adoption still possessed of the property.

The facts are stated in the opinion.

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