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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 27 : Property

Chapter 003 : Estates of Homestead

Subchapter 001 : General Provisions

(Cite as: 27 V.S.A. § 105)
  • § 105. Surviving spouse’s interest in homestead

    If a person dies leaving a surviving spouse, the person’s homestead to the value provided in this chapter shall pass to and vest in the surviving spouse without being subject to the payment of debts of the deceased, unless legally charged on the homestead in the person’s lifetime, and the surviving spouse shall take the same estate in the homestead of which the surviving spouse’s husband or wife dies seised. The Probate Division of the Superior Court in which the decedent’s estate is pending shall set out the homestead to the surviving spouse. (Amended 1985, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 238a, eff. Feb. 1, 2011; 2023, No. 6, § 317, eff. July 1, 2023.)