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2018 Regular Session



Estates and Trusts - Elective Share of Surviving Spouse

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Repealing certain provisions of law relating to a surviving spouse making an election to take a certain share of the net estate of the decedent instead of the property left to the surviving spouse under the will; providing that a surviving spouse may take a certain elective share amount of a certain estate subject to election; establishing the priority to be used in determining the sources from which a certain elective share amount is payable; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Dumais
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0649
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Estates and Trusts
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys' Fees
Beneficiaries -see also- Estates and Trusts
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Divorce -see also- Annulment
Estates and Trusts -see also- Beneficiaries
Estate Tax
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Orphans' Court
Personal Representatives
Real Property
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Statutes:Article - Estates and Trusts
(13-204, 17-202, 17-203, 3-201, 3-203 through 3-208, 7-603, 14.5-605, 3-401 through 3-413)

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February 15, 2018 9:26 A.M.