cujus est divisio, alterius est electio

cujus est divisio, alterius est electio
/kyuwjas est davizh(iy)ow oltariyis est aleksh(iy)ow/ Whichever [of two parties] has the division [of an estate], the choice [of the shares] is the other's. In partition between coparceners, where the division is made by the eldest, the rule in English law is that she shall choose her share last. 2 Bl.Comm. 189

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • cujus est divisio, alterius est electio — /kyuwjas est davizh(iy)ow oltariyis est aleksh(iy)ow/ Whichever [of two parties] has the division [of an estate], the choice [of the shares] is the other s. In partition between coparceners, where the division is made by the eldest, the rule in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Cujus est divisio, alterius est electio — She who makes the division has the last choice. This was one of the common law rules in the partition of an estate held in coparcenary. See Bl Comm 189 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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