Maine Revised Statutes

§2-201. Right to elective share

(a).    If a married person domiciled in this State dies, the surviving spouse has a right of election to take an elective share of 1/3 of the augmented estate under the limitations and conditions hereinafter stated.
[ 1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW) .]
(b).    If a married person not domiciled in this State dies, the right, if any, of the surviving spouse to take an elective share in property in this State is governed by the law of the decedent's domicile at death; provided that no claim under this subsection shall be made to real property located in this State which was conveyed for value by the decedent during his lifetime.
[ 1983, c. 441, §1 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1979, c. 540, §1 (NEW). 1983, c. 441, §1 (AMD).