Legal Subject: Exhibition Ad Deliberandum

Case Date Legal Subject Abstract
Murray v. Earl of Breadalbane 1767 Exhibition Ad Deliberandum, Heir-apparent, Entail, Tailzie, Succession Pursuers Mary and Margaret Murray, who claimed to be heirs apparent to the estate of Shian, brought an action of exhibition ad deliberandum; that is, they sought the production of documents to help them decide whether to take up the succession. The Earl of Breadalbane claimed that he had obtained good title to Shian, blocking the Murrays’ succession. Therefore, he sought to avoid producing additional documents.