A “hotchpot”? Really??

Posted by T. Greg Doucette on Sep 15, 2010 in The 2L Life | Subscribe

Only in ZombieLaw would something called a “hotchpot” be a real and legally significant thing.1

For all the vaunted education of all the property attorneys in the world over however many centuries, you’d think they could come up with a better word… :crack:

  1. For you aspiring law students: the “hotchpot” is apparently what you call a zombie’s net estate plus any advancements that have already been made to his/her kids, and that total $$ amount (estate + advancements) is what gets distributed to however many heirs exist. []

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4 Comments

Paragon2Pieces
Sep 15, 2010 at 11:17 PM

Agreed! I didn’t encounter this one until bar prep, which seemed to make it all the more exasperating.


 
Michael
Sep 16, 2010 at 5:32 PM

wow… so is that different to a *hotchpotch* ;-)


 
TDot
Sep 17, 2010 at 12:31 AM

Certainly doesn’t seem like it! :beatup:


 

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