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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online does not include the actions of the 2024 session of the General Assembly. We expect them to be updated by November 1st.

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Title 14 : Decedents Estates and Fiduciary Relations

Chapter 042 : Descent and Survivors' Rights

Subchapter 002 : Survivors' Rights and Allowances

(Cite as: 14 V.S.A. § 318)
  • § 318. Allowance to children after payment of debts

    Before any partition or division of an estate among the heirs or beneficiaries by will, an allowance may be made for the necessary expenses of support and maintenance of the children of the decedent until they reach 18 years of age. The Probate Division of the Superior Court may order the executor or administrator to retain sufficient estate assets for that purpose, except where some provision is made by will for their support. (Added 2009, No. 55, § 5, eff. June 1, 2009; amended 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 236, eff. Feb. 1, 2011; 2017, No. 195 (Adj. Sess.), § 3.)