Fill in the gaps with the correct words from the list.
Liability of partners.
separate; severally; subject; remain; estate; course; incurred; jointly;
Every partner in a firm is liable
with the other partners, and in Scotland
also, for all debts and obligations of the firm
while he is a partner; and after his death his
is also severally liable in a due
of administration for such debts and obligations, so far as they
in England or Ireland to the prior payment of his
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