2015 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 45a - Probate Courts and Procedure
Chapter 802b - Decedents’ Estates
Section 45a-309 - (Formerly Sec. 45-195a). Finding of domicile.

CT Gen Stat § 45a-309 (2015) What's This?

(a) Upon the admission of any will to probate or the appointment of an administrator of the estate of any deceased person, or the placing of a will on file under section 45a-288, the Court of Probate shall make a finding as to the domicile of such person at the time of death. Upon application of any interested party, the Court of Probate may grant any administration or admit any will to probate or place any will on file subject to a subsequent and final finding of domicile, or for any other reason the Court of Probate may find proper, and upon such conditions and limitations as the Court of Probate shall determine advisable for the due and proper administration of the decedent’s estate. Any person interested in such estate may appeal from such finding as provided in section 45a-186.

(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, any such finding of domicile shall be subject to a subsequent determination of domicile in accordance with the provisions of chapter 217.

(P.A. 80-410, S. 2; P.A. 85-193, S. 5; P.A. 97-165, S. 8, 16.)

History: P.A. 85-193 added references to placing of wills on file under Sec. 45-171; Sec. 45-195a transferred to Sec. 45a-309 in 1991; P.A. 97-165 designated existing provisions as Subsec. (a) and added new Subsec. (b) re finding of domicile subject to a subsequent determination of domicile in accordance with chapter 217, effective July 1, 1997.

See Sec. 45a-186 re appeal procedure.

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