Probate Practice and Procedure

Proof and Construction of Wills

SECTION 33-6-9

§ 33-6-9. Gift for life with remainder to issue.

Whenever a devise or bequest is made to one for life and thereafter to his or her issue in any will hereafter made, issue shall be construed to be the children of the life tenant living at his or her death, and the lineal descendants of those children as may have then died, as tenants in common, but the descendants of any deceased child taking equally amongst them the share only which their deceased parent, if then living, would have taken.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 203, § 11; G.L. 1909, ch. 254, § 11; G.L. 1923, ch. 298, § 11; G.L. 1938, ch. 566, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 33-6-9.)