Maine Revised Statutes

§2-806. Effect of criminal conviction on intestate succession, wills, joint assets, beneficiary designations and other property acquisition when restitution is owed to the decedent

A person who has been convicted of a crime of which the decedent was a victim is not entitled to the following benefits to the extent that the benefits do not exceed the amount of restitution the person owes to the decedent as a result of the sentence for the crime: [2011, c. 241, §2 (NEW).]

(a).    Any benefits under the decedent's will or under this Article;
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(b).    Any property owned jointly with the decedent;
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(c).    Any benefit as a beneficiary of a bond, life insurance policy or other contractual arrangement in which the principal obligee or the person upon whose life the policy is issued is the decedent; and
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(d).    Any benefit from any acquisition of property in which the decedent had an interest.
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2011, c. 241, §2 (NEW).

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