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personal effects

n. an expression often found in wills ("I leave my personal effects to my niece, Susannah") personal effects (things) include clothes, cosmetics, and items of adornment. This is not the same as "personalty" which means all tangible property which is not real property, money or investments. (See: personalty)

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If Anna confesses that she took Faison's personal effects from the hospital,  she and Jason may be able to move forward with their investigation by examining the belongings together.
A container full of my personal effects which was packed and dispatched under the supervision of embassy officials reached Sri Lanka on 10 April but it has not been released to us for over three months.
2) If your estate is worth more than pounds 450,000 and you have no children, your spouse would receive personal effects up to pounds 450,000 and half share in the residue as at point one, and the other half would go to your parent, siblings or their children.
"It is clear these are personal effects earned by a lifetime of work by someone of great stature in the entertainment community," the Telegraph quoted her lawyer, Ronald Palmieri, as saying in a statement.
If the equipment and personal effects are not returned, the Israeli soldiers can be regarded as guilty of robbery.
Personal effects could be anything from dog tags to a family photo.
The UNAMID reported today that some personal effects and money were stolen from a house occupied by peacekeepers in El Fasher on July 2.
the solihull charity, which provides essentials to injured troops who arrive back without personal effects or clothing, was set up by three ex servicemen.
Dutch brand Blue Blood recognizes the thrill of stuffing your personal effects into a brand new sack of classic proportions.
However some of the highest values assigned to property by Welsh householders were settled on personal effects, such as photographs.
However, even with frequent customers like us, their per passenger luggage weight is 20kg (that is 5kg for the empty suitcase plus 15kg of personal effects!).
Around midnight on March 20, 52-year-old Hugh Turner poured gasoline on personal effects in the garage of his 74-year-old girlfriend and threatened to burn her house down if she didn't give him money.

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