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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 3B, ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES--DECEDENTS AND OTHERS

    Chapter 23: Distribution of assets in kind

      Section: 3B:23-42: Distribution of nonresident decedent's estate

           The estate of a nonresident decedent being administered by a personal representative appointed in this State shall, if there is a personal representative of the decedent's domicile willing to receive it, be distributed to the domiciliary personal representative for the benefit of the successors of the decedent unless:

a. By virtue of the decedent's will, if any, and applicable choice of law rules, the successors are identified pursuant to the local law of this State without reference to the local law of the decedent's domicile; or

b. The personal representative of this State, after reasonable inquiry, is unaware of the existence or identity of a domiciliary personal representative.

In other cases, distribution of the estate of a decedent shall be made in accordance with the law.

L.1981, c. 405, s. 3B:23-42, eff. May 1, 1982.



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