2019 Arkansas Code
Title 28 - Wills, Estates, and Fiduciary Relationships
Subtitle 4 - Administration of Decedents' Estates
Chapter 39 - Rights of Surviving Family Members
Subchapter 1 - Allowances to Family
§ 28-39-102. Right of Surviving Spouse to Live in House for Two Months - Sustenance
A surviving spouse may reside in the chief residence of the deceased spouse for two (2) months after death, whether or not dower or curtesy is assigned sooner, without being liable for any rent. In the meantime, the surviving spouse shall have a reasonable sustenance out of the estate of the deceased spouse.