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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 2-604: Failure of testamentary provision

Section 2-604. [Failure of Testamentary Provision.]

(a) Except as provided in section 2-603, a devise, other than a residuary devise, that fails for any reason becomes a part of the residue.

(b) Except as provided in section 2-603, if the residue is devised to 2 or more persons, the share of a residuary devisee that fails for any reason passes to the other residuary devisee, or to other residuary devisees in proportion to the interest of each in the remaining part of the residue.