SECTION 1. Chapter 190B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out section 2-517 and inserting in place thereof the following section:
Section 2-517. [Penalty Clause for Contest.]
A provision in a will purporting to penalize an interested person for contesting the will or instituting other proceedings relating to the estate is unenforceable if probable cause exists for instituting proceedings.
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The General Court provides this information as a public service and while we endeavor to keep the data accurate and current to the best of our ability, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.