2021 Colorado Code
Title 15 - Probate, Trusts, and Fiduciaries
Article 11 - Intestate Succession and Wills
Part 7 - Rules of Construction Applicable to Wills and Other Governing Instruments
§ 15-11-703. Choice of Law as to Meaning and Effect of Governing Instrument

Universal Citation: CO Code § 15-11-703 (2021)

The meaning and legal effect of a governing instrument is determined by the local law of the state selected by the transferor in the governing instrument, unless the application of that law is contrary to the provisions relating to the elective-share described in part 2 of this article, the provisions relating to exempt property and allowances described in part 4 of this article, or any other public policy of this state otherwise applicable to the disposition.

History. Source: L. 94: Entire part R&RE, p. 1012, § 3, effective July 1, 1995.

Editor's note:

This section is similar to former § 15-11-602 as it existed prior to 1995.

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