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§ 2102. Share of surviving spouse

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 20 Pa.C.S.A. Decedents, Estates and FiduciariesEffective: September 11, 2001

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 20 Pa.C.S.A. Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 21. Intestate Succession (Refs & Annos)
Effective: September 11, 2001
20 Pa.C.S.A. § 2102
§ 2102. Share of surviving spouse
The intestate share of a decedent's surviving spouse is:
(1) If there is no surviving issue or parent of the decedent, the entire intestate estate.
(2) If there is no surviving issue of the decedent but he is survived by a parent or parents, the first $30,000 plus one-half of the balance of the intestate estate. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the case of a decedent who died as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, a surviving spouse shall be entitled to 100% of any compensation award paid pursuant to the Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act (Public Law 107-42, 115 Stat. 230).1
(3) If there are surviving issue of the decedent all of whom are issue of the surviving spouse also, the first $30,000 plus one-half of the balance of the intestate estate.
(4) If there are surviving issue of the decedent one or more of whom are not issue of the surviving spouse, one-half of the intestate estate.
(5) In case of partial intestacy any property received by the surviving spouse under the will shall satisfy pro tanto the $30,000 allowance under paragraphs (2) and (3).

Credits

1972, June 30, P.L. 508, No. 164, § 2, eff. July 1, 1972. Amended 1978, April 18, P.L. 42, No. 23, § 1, effective in 60 days; 1980, July 11, P.L. 565, No. 118, § 2, effective in 60 days; 2003, Oct. 3, P.L. 175, No. 26, § 1, imd. effective.

Footnotes

49 U.S.A.C. § 40101 note.
20 Pa.C.S.A. § 2102, PA ST 20 Pa.C.S.A. § 2102
Current through 2017 Regular Session Act 32
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