PROBATE COURTS AND DECEDENTS' ESTATES
RIGHTS OF SURVIVING SPOUSE
Allowance to Widow
560:2 Use of House, Etc.
The widow may remain in the house of her husband forty days next after his death without being chargeable with rent therefor, and in the meantime shall have her reasonable sustenance out of the estate; and the same shall be taken into consideration by the judge in the allowance he may make to her.
Source. 1862, 2599:1. GS 183:14. GL 202:12. PS 195:2. PL 306:2. RL 359:2.