Maine Revised Statutes

§2-102. Share of spouse or registered domestic partner

The intestate share of the surviving spouse or surviving registered domestic partner is: [2003, c. 672, §6 (AMD).]

(1).   If there is no surviving issue or parent of the decedent, the entire intestate estate;
[ 2003, c. 672, §6 (AMD) .]
(2).   If there is no surviving issue but the decedent is survived by a parent or parents, the first $50,000, plus 1/2 of the balance of the intestate estate;
[ 1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW) .]
(3).   If there are surviving issue all of whom are issue of the surviving spouse or surviving registered domestic partner also, the first $50,000, plus 1/2 of the balance of the intestate estate; or
[ 2003, c. 672, §6 (AMD) .]
(4).   If there are surviving issue one or more of whom are not issue of the surviving spouse or surviving registered domestic partner, 1/2 of the intestate estate.
[ 2003, c. 672, §6 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW). 2003, c. 672, §6 (AMD).

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