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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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

Section 2-703. [Choice of Law as to Meaning and Effect of Donative Dispositions.]

The meaning and legal effect of a donative disposition is determined by the local law of the state selected by the transferor in the governing instrument, unless the application of that law is contrary to the provisions relating to the elective share described in part 2, the provisions relating to exempt property and allowances described in part 4, or any other public policy of the commonwealth otherwise applicable to the disposition.