The Fair Court: Records of Chancery Courts

Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
Oct 1, 2014
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Speaker's Introduction
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History of Law
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The Law Vs Equity Divide
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Is there an adequate remedy at law?
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English Chancery Records
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Equity Cases
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Types of Court Records
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
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About this webinar

Only one court has ever had doing what's fair as part of its official mission: the chancery court. With different names in different states (and countries), it was often the go-to court for cases of great genealogical value, including divorces, guardianships, real property partition and more.

About the speaker

About the speaker

A genealogist with a law degree, Judy G. Russell is a lecturer, educator and writer who enjoys helping others understand a wide variety of genealogical issues, including the interplay between genealogy and the law. She has a bachelor’s degre
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