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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