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  • PART II REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS
  • TITLE II DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION, WILLS, ESTATES OF DECEASED PERSONS AND ABSENTEES, GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP AND TRUSTS
  • CHAPTER 190B MASSACHUSETTS UNIFORM PROBATE CODE
  • ARTICLE II INTESTACY, WILLS AND DONATIVE TRANSFERS

Section 2-101 - Intestate estate

Section 2-102 - Share of spouse

Section 2-103 - Share of heirs other than surviving spouse

Section 2-104 - Reserved

Section 2-105 - No taker

Section 2-106 - Representation

Section 2-107 - Kindred of half blood

Section 2-108 - Afterborn heirs

Section 2-109 - Advancements

Section 2-110 - Debts to decedent

Section 2-111 - Alienage

Section 2-112 - Dower and curtesy abolished

Section 2-113 - Individuals related to decedent through two lines

Section 2-114 - Parent and child relationship

Section 2-201 to 2-299 - Reserved

Section 2-301 - Entitlement of spouse; premarital will

Section 2-302 - Omitted children

Section 2-401 - Applicable law

Section 2-402 - Reserved

Section 2-403 - Exempt property

Section 2-404 - Discretionary family allowance

Section 2-405 - Source, determination, and documentation

Section 2-501 - Who may make will

Section 2-502 - Execution of wills

Section 2-503 - Reserved

Section 2-504 - Self-proved will

Section 2-505 - Who may witness

Section 2-506 - Choice of law as to execution

Section 2-507 - Revocation by writing or by act

Section 2-508 - Revocation by change of circumstances

Section 2-509 - Revival of revoked will

Section 2-510 - Incorporation by reference

Section 2-511 - Testamentary additions to trusts

Section 2-512 - Events of independent significance

Section 2-513 - Separate writing identifying devise of certain types of tangible property

Section 2-514 - Contracts concerning succession

Section 2-515 - Deposit of will with court in testator’s lifetime

Section 2-516 - Duty of custodian of will; liability

Section 2-517 - Penalty clause for contest

Section 2-601 - Scope

Section 2-602 - Will may pass all property and after-acquired property

Section 2-603 - Anti-lapse; deceased devisee; class gifts

Section 2-604 - Failure of testamentary provision

Section 2-605 - Increase in devised securities; accessions

Section 2-606 - Nonademption of specific devises; unpaid proceeds of sale, condemnation, or insurance; sale by conservator or agent

Section 2-607 - Nonexoneration

Section 2-608 - Exercise of power of appointment

Section 2-609 - Ademption by satisfaction

Section 2-610 - Annuities

Section 2-701 - Scope

Section 2-702 - Requirement of survival

Section 2-703 - Choice of law as to meaning and effect of donative dispositions

Section 2-704 - Taxes on QTIPS

Section 2-705 - Class gifts construed to accord with intestate succession

Section 2-706 - Life insurance; retirement plan; account with POD designation; transfer-on-death registration; deceased beneficiary

Section 2-707 - Survivorship with respect to future interests under terms of trust; substitute takers

Section 2-708 - Class gifts to “descendants”, “issue”, or “heirs of the body”; form of distributions if none specified

Section 2-709 - Representation; per capita at each generation; per stirpes

Section 2-710 - Worthier title doctrine abolished

Section 2-711 - Future interests in “heirs” and like

Section 2-801 - Disclaimer of property interests

Section 2-802 - Effect of divorce, annulment, and decree of separation

Section 2-803 - Effect of homicide on intestate succession, wills, trusts, joint assets, life insurance, and beneficiary designation

Section 2-804 - Revocation of probate and nonprobate transfers by divorce; no revocation by other changes of circumstances

Section 2-901 - Statutory rule against perpetuities

Section 2-902 - When nonvested property interest or power of attorney appointment created

Section 2-903 - Reformation

Section 2-904 - Exclusions from statutory rule against perpetuities

Section 2-905 - Prospective application

Section 2-906 - Supersession