TITLE 33
Probate practice and procedure

CHAPTER 33-6
Proof and Construction of Wills

SECTION 33-6-7


§ 33-6-7 Devise without words of limitation.

Whenever any real estate shall be devised without words of limitation, the devise shall be construed to pass the fee simple, or the other whole estate or interest which the testator had power to dispose of by will in the real estate, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 203, § 14; G.L. 1909, ch. 254, § 14; G.L. 1923, ch. 298, § 14; G.L. 1938, ch. 566, § 14; G.L. 1956, § 33-6-7.)