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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 3B, ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES--DECEDENTS AND OTHERS
Chapter 3: Individuals competent to make a will and appoint a testamentary guardian.
Section: 3B:3-36: Failure of testamentary provision; residuary devise to two or more residuary devisees; death of one or more before testator.
3B:3-36. Except as provided in N.J.S.3B:3-35:
a. a devise, other than a residuary devise, that fails for any reason becomes a part of the residue.
b. if the residue is devised to two or more persons, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will, the share of a residuary devise that fails for any reason passes to the other residuary devisee, or to other residuary devisees in proportion to the interest of each in the remaining part of the residue.
L.1981, c.405, s.3B:3-36, eff. May 1, 1982; amended 2004, c.132, s.32.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-06-10 16:36:30.
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