2015 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 45a - Probate Courts and Procedure
Chapter 802b - Decedents’ Estates
Section 45a-276 - (Formerly Sec. 45-266c). Comity recognition of foreign decrees.

CT Gen Stat § 45a-276 (2015) What's This?

(a) The holder or registrant of any property, listed in section 45a-273, in this state of a nondomiciliary decedent, as a matter of comity, may recognize a like decree or other form of certification of a judge or clerk of a probate court made under a statute of another state, providing for the settlement of small estates without administration, for the purpose of payment or transfer of any such property of such decedent in this state, provided a holder or registrant of such property in such other state shall, whether pursuant to statute or otherwise, recognize and pay or transfer such property pursuant to a decree entered under this section.

(b) Any such transfer or payment shall, to the extent of the amount so transferred or paid, discharge the registrant or holder of such property from liability to any person on account thereof.

(c) As used in this section, the word “state” means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the territories and possessions of the United States.

(P.A. 73-464, S. 2; P.A. 80-476, S. 230.)

History: P.A. 80-476 divided section into Subsecs; Sec. 45-266c transferred to Sec. 45a-276 in 1991.

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