PROBATE COURTS AND DECEDENTS' ESTATES
RIGHTS OF SURVIVING SPOUSE
560:17 Effect of Devise, Etc.
Every devise or bequest by the husband or wife to the other shall be holden to be in lieu of the rights which either has by law in the estate of the other, unless it shall appear by the will that such was not the intention.
Source. GL 202:18. PS 195:17. PL 306:17. RL 359:17.