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29A-2 INTESTATE SUCCESSION AND WILLS
CHAPTER 29A-2

INTESTATE SUCCESSION AND WILLS

PART 1. INTESTATE SUCCESSION.

29A-2-101      Intestate estate.
29A-2-102      Share of the spouse.
29A-2-103      Shares of heirs other than surviving spouse.
29A-2-104      Requirement that heir survive decedent for 120 hours.
29A-2-105      No taker.
29A-2-106      Representation.
29A-2-107      Kindred of half blood.
29A-2-108      Afterborn heirs.
29A-2-109      Advancements.
29A-2-110      Debts to decedent.
29A-2-111      Alienage.
29A-2-112      Dower and curtesy abolished.
29A-2-113      Individual related to decedent through two lines.
29A-2-114      Parent and child relationships.

PART 2. ELECTIVE SHARE OF SURVIVING SPOUSE.

29A-2-201      Definitions.
29A-2-202      Elective share.
29A-2-203      Computation of augmented estate.
29A-2-204      Decedent's net probate estate.
29A-2-205      Decedent's nonprobate transfers to others.
29A-2-206      Decedent's nonprobate transfers to surviving spouse.
29A-2-207      Surviving spouse's property and nonprobate transfers to others.
29A-2-208      Exclusions, valuation, and overlapping application.
29A-2-209      Sources from which elective shares payable.
29A-2-210      Personal liability of recipients.
29A-2-211      Proceeding for elective share--Time limit.
29A-2-212      Right of election personal to surviving spouse.
29A-2-213      Waiver of right to elect and of other rights.
29A-2-214      Protection of payors and other third parties.
PART 3. SPOUSE AND CHILDREN UNPROVIDED FOR IN WILLS.

29A-2-301      Entitlement of spouse--Premarital will.
29A-2-302      Omitted children.
PART 4. EXEMPT PROPERTY AND ALLOWANCES.

29A-2-401      Applicable law.
29A-2-402      Homestead allowance.
29A-2-403      Family allowance.
PART 5. WILLS, WILL CONTRACTS, AND CUSTODY AND DEPOSIT OF WILLS.

29A-2-501      Who may make a will.
29A-2-502      Holographic will--Validity of non-holographic will--Establishing intent.
29A-2-503      Writings intended as wills, etc.
29A-2-504      Self-proved will.
29A-2-505      Who may witness.
29A-2-506      Choice of law as to execution.
29A-2-507      Revocation by writing or by act.
29A-2-508      Revocation by change of circumstances.
29A-2-509      Revival of revoked will.
29A-2-510      Incorporation by reference.
29A-2-511      Testamentary additions to trusts.
29A-2-512      Events of independent significance.
29A-2-513      Separate writing identifying devise of certain types of tangible personal property.
29A-2-514      Contracts concerning succession.
29A-2-515      Deposit of will with court in testator's lifetime.
29A-2-516      Duty of custodian of will--Liability.
29A-2-517      Penalty clause for contest.
PART 6. RULES OF CONSTRUCTION APPLICABLE ONLY TO WILLS.

29A-2-601      Scope.
29A-2-602      Will may pass all property and after-acquired property.
29A-2-603      Anti-lapse--Deceased devisee--Class gifts.
29A-2-604      Failure of testamentary provision.
29A-2-605      Increase in securities--Accessions.
29A-2-606      Nonademption of specific devises--Unpaid proceeds of sale, condemnation, or insurance--Sale by conservator or agent.
29A-2-607      Nonexoneration.
29A-2-608      Exercise of power of appointment.
29A-2-609      Ademption by satisfaction.
PART 7. RULES OF CONSTRUCTION APPLICABLE TO WILLS AND OTHER GOVERNING
INSTRUMENTS.
29A-2-701      Scope.
29A-2-702      Requirement of survival by 120 hours.
29A-2-703      Choice of law as to meaning and effect of governing instrument.
29A-2-704      Power of appointment--Meaning of specific reference requirement.
29A-2-705      Class gifts construed to accord with intestate succession.
29A-2-706      Reserved.
29A-2-707      Survivorship with respect to future interests under terms of trust.
29A-2-708      Class gifts to "descendants," "issue," or "heirs of the body"--Form of distribution if none specified.
29A-2-709      Distribution by representation or per stirpes.
29A-2-710      Worthier-title doctrine abolished.
29A-2-711      Interest in "heirs" and like.
PART 8. GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING PROBATE AND NONPROBATE
TRANSFERS.
29A-2-801      Disclaimer of property interest.
29A-2-802      Effect of divorce, annulment, and decree of separation.
29A-2-803      Effect of homicide on intestate succession, wills, trusts, joint assets, life insurance, and beneficiary designations.
29A-2-804      Revocation of probate and nonprobate transfers by divorce--No revocation by other changes of circumstances.


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