Probate Practice and Procedure

Simultaneous Deaths

SECTION 33-2-2

§ 33-2-2. Presumption of survivorship as to each decedent.

Where the title to property or the devolution thereof depends upon priority of death and there is no sufficient evidence that the persons have died otherwise than simultaneously, the property of each person shall be disposed of as if he or she had survived, except as provided otherwise in this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1947, ch. 1871, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 33-2-2.)