2006 New York Code - Substantive Law Of Wills



 
                                  ARTICLE 3
 
                          SUBSTANTIVE LAW OF WILLS
 
         PART 1. WHO MAY MAKE AND RECEIVE TESTAMENTARY DISPOSITIONS
            OF PROPERTY; WHAT PROPERTY MAY BE DISPOSED OF BY WILL
 
  Section 3-1.1 Who may make wills of, and exercise testamentary powers of
                  appointment over property.
          3-1.2 What property may be disposed of by will.
          3-1.3 Who  may  receive  testamentary  dispositions of property;
                  testamentary     dispositions     to      unincorporated
                  associations.
 
                         PART 2. EXECUTION OF WILLS
 
  Section 3-2.1 Execution and attestation of wills; formal requirements.
          3-2.2 Nuncupative and holographic wills.
 
              PART 3. RULES GOVERNING TESTAMENTARY DISPOSITIONS
 
  Section 3-3.1 What a testamentary disposition includes.
          3-3.2 Competence   of  attesting  witness  who  is  beneficiary;
                  application to nuncupative will.
          3-3.3 Disposition to issue or brothers or  sisters  of  testator
                  not to lapse; application to class dispositions.
          3-3.4 Consequences    of    partly    ineffective   testamentary
                  dispositions  of  property  to  two  or  more  residuary
                  beneficiaries.
          3-3.5 Conditions  qualifying  dispositions;  conditions  against
                  contest; limitation thereon.
          3-3.6 Encumbrances on property of decedent  or  on  proceeds  of
                  insurance  policy  on  life  of  decedent not chargeable
                  against assets of decedent's estate.
          3-3.7 Testamentary  disposition  to   trustee   under,   or   in
                  accordance with terms of existing inter vivos trust.
          3-3.8 Validity  of  a  purchase of real property notwithstanding
                  its disposition by will.
          3-3.9 Testamentary direction to purchase annuities.
 
              PART 4. REVOCATION OF WILLS AND RELATED SUBJECTS
 
  Section 3-4.1 Revocation of wills; effect on codicils.
          3-4.2 Agreement to convey property  previously  disposed  of  by
                  will not a revocation.
          3-4.3 Revocatory effect of a conveyance, settlement or other act
                  affecting property previously disposed of by will.
          3-4.4 Conveyance  of  property of an incompetent or conservatee,
                  previously  disposed  of  specifically  by   will,   not
                  revocation or ademption.
          3-4.5 Insurance  proceeds  from specific disposition not subject
                  to ademption.
          3-4.6 Revocation or alteration of later will not to revive prior
                  will or any provisions thereof.
 
                    PART 5. RULES GOVERNING WILLS HAVING
                      RELATION TO ANOTHER JURISDICTION
  Section 3-5.1 Formal    validity,    intrinsic     validity,     effect,
                  interpretation, revocation or alteration of testamentary
                  dispositions  of, and exercise of testamentary powers of
                  appointment over property by wills  having  relation  to
                  another jurisdiction.

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