ESTATE OF J. B. BAUBICHON.
No. 8113--Nov., 1873.
DISTRIBUTION.--SUCCESSION.--FOREIGN LAW.--Unless the foreign law is made part of a contract affecting succession, it will be disregarded and the law of this State alone looked to in settling questions of inheritance.
Construing section, C. C., 1376; affirmed, 49 Cal., 18
P. J. Robert and H. C. Newhall, for the claimants under antenuptial contract.
E. J. Pringle, for executor.
The laws of this State furnish the rule in regard to inheritance and distribution, and the Courts here will not resort to the laws of a foreign country, unless those laws are expressed in and made a part of the marriage contract.
Transcribed by Patricia Seabolt & Sue Wood.
© 2007 Patricia Seabolt & Sue Wood.