Maine Revised Statutes

§2-106. Per capita at each generation

If per capita at each generation representation is called for by this Code, the estate is divided into as many shares as there are surviving heirs in the nearest degree of kinship which contains any surviving heirs and deceased persons in the same degree who left issue who survived the decedent. Each surviving heir in the nearest of degree which contains any surviving heir is allocated one share and the remainder of the estate is divided in the same manner as if the heirs already allocated a share and their issue had predeceased the decedent. [1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).]

SECTION HISTORY
1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW).