§33-25-3  Life estate precedence. –

Published: 2015

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Probate practice and procedure


Dower and Curtesy

SECTION 33-25-3

   § 33-25-3  Life estate precedence. –

The life estates provided in this chapter shall take effect notwithstanding any

provisions of the will of the decedent, except as provided in § 33-25-4,

and shall take precedence over any claims of creditors of the decedent or

decedent's estate, except claims secured by lien or any form of encumbrance on

the real estate.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1978, ch. 26, § 1.)