TITLE 33
Probate practice and procedure

CHAPTER 33-6
Proof and Construction of Wills

SECTION 33-6-27


§ 33-6-27 Contribution by pretermitted issue to payment of debts.

When a posthumous child, or a child, or the issue of a child, omitted in the testator's will, takes under § 33-6-23 a portion of the estate of a testator, that portion of the estate shall, for all purposes of §§ 33-6-25 and 33-6-26, be considered as if it had been devised or bequeathed to that child or other descendant; and he or she shall be bound to contribute with the devisees and legatees, and shall be entitled to claim contribution from them, as provided in §§ 33-6-25 and 33-6-26.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 203, § 27; G.L. 1909, ch. 254, § 27; G.L. 1923, ch. 298, § 27; P.L. 1931, ch. 1754, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 566, § 26; G.L. 1956, § 33-6-27.)