2016 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 30A. UNIFORM PROBATE CODE
560. Uniform Probate Code
560:2-402 Homestead allowance.

HI Rev Stat § 560:2-402 (2016) What's This?

§560:2-402 Homestead allowance. A decedent's surviving spouse or reciprocal beneficiary is entitled to a homestead allowance of $15,000. If there is no surviving spouse or reciprocal beneficiary, each minor child and each dependent child of the decedent is entitled to a homestead allowance amounting to $15,000 divided by the number of minor and dependent children of the decedent. The homestead allowance is exempt from and has priority over all claims against the estate. Homestead allowance is in addition to any share passing to the surviving spouse or reciprocal beneficiary or minor or dependent child by the will of the decedent, unless otherwise provided, by intestate succession, or by way of elective share. [L 1996, c 288, pt of §1; am L 1997, c 383, §19]

Rules of Court

Distribution, see HPR rule 90(a).

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Hawaii may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.