2006 Code of Virginia § 64.1-19.2 - Dower or curtesy abolished
64.1-19.2. Dower or curtesy abolished.
The interests of dower and curtesy are abolished. However, the abolition ofdower and curtesy pursuant to this section shall not change or diminish thenature or right of (i) any dower or curtesy interest of a surviving spousewhose dower or curtesy vested prior to January 1, 1991, or (ii) a creditor orother interested third party in any real estate subject to a right of doweror curtesy.
The rights of all such parties, and the procedures for enforcing such rights,shall continue to be governed by the laws in force prior to January 1, 1991.
(1990, c. 831.)
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