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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. § 320)
  • § 320. Effect of divorce order

    A final divorce or dissolution order from any state shall nullify a gift by will to an individual who was the decedent's spouse at the time the will was executed and any nomination of the spouse as executor, executrix, trustee, guardian, or other fiduciary as named in the will, if the decedent was no longer married to or in a civil union with that individual at the time of death, unless the decedent's will specifically states to the contrary. (Added 2009, No. 55, § 5, eff. June 1, 2009; amended 2017, No. 195 (Adj. Sess.), § 3.)