PROBATE COURTS AND DECEDENTS' ESTATES
RIGHTS OF SURVIVING SPOUSE
560:20 Payment of Wages to Surviving Spouse.
Any wages, salaries or commissions of a deceased person not exceeding five hundred dollars due from any employer shall be paid to the surviving spouse of the deceased employee without the necessity of administration of his estate. Provided, however, that the surviving spouse shall first file with the employer an affidavit stating that the person so affirming is the surviving spouse of the deceased employee.
Source. 1955, 69:1, eff. April 11, 1955.