2006 New York Code - Family Rights



 
                                  ARTICLE 5
 
                                FAMILY RIGHTS
 
                     PART 1. RIGHTS OF SURVIVING SPOUSE
 
  Section 5-1.1   Right of election by surviving spouse.
          5-1.1-A Right of election by surviving spouse.
          5-1.2   Disqualification as surviving spouse.
          5-1.3   Revocatory effect of marriage after execution of will.
          5-1.4   Revocatory  effect  of divorce, annulment or declaration
                    of nullity, or dissolution of marriage on disposition,
                    appointment or  other  provision  in  will  to  former
                    spouse.
 
                        PART 3. RIGHTS OF FAMILY UNIT
 
  Section 5-3.1   Exemption for benefit of family.
          5-3.2   Revocatory  effect  of birth of child after execution of
                    will.
          5-3.4   Action in supreme court by child born after execution of
                    will, by surviving spouse upon revocation of  will  by
                    marriage or by subscribing witness with interest under
                    will.
 
         PART 4. RIGHTS OF MEMBERS OF FAMILY RESULTING FROM WRONGFUL
              ACT, NEGLECT OR DEFAULT CAUSING DEATH OF DECEDENT
 
  Section 5-4.1   Action  by  personal  representative  for  wrongful act,
                    neglect or default causing death of decedent.
          5-4.2   Trial and burden of proof of contributory negligence.
          5-4.3   Amount of recovery.
          5-4.4   Distribution of damages recovered.
          5-4.5   Non-marital children.
          5-4.6   Application to compromise action.

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