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Chapter 29: Intestate Succession.

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Article 1 - General Provisions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-1 29-1. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-2 29-2. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-3 29-3. Certain distinctions as to intestate succession abolished.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-4 29-4. Curtesy and dower abolished.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-5 29-5. Computation of next of kin.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-6 29-6. Lineal succession unlimited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-7 29-7. Collateral succession limited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-8 29-8. Partial intestacy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-9 29-9. Inheritance by unborn infant.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-10 29-10. Renunciation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-11 29-11. Aliens.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-12 29-12. Escheats.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-12.1 29-12.1. Controversies under this Chapter.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Shares of Persons Who Take upon Intestacy. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-13 29-13. Descent and distribution upon intestacy; 120-hour survivorship requirement, revised simultaneous death act, Article 24, Chapter 28A.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-14 29-14. Share of surviving spouse.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-15 29-15. Shares of others than surviving spouse.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Distribution among Classes. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-16 29-16. Distribution among classes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Adopted Children. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-17 29-17. Succession by, through and from adopted children.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Legitimated Children. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-18 29-18. Succession by, through and from legitimated children.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Children Born Out of Wedlock. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-19 29-19. Succession by, through and from children born out of wedlock.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-20 29-20. Descent and distribution upon intestacy of children born out of wedlock.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-21 29-21. Share of surviving spouse.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-22 29-22. Shares of others than the surviving spouse.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - Advancements. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-23 29-23. In general.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-24 29-24. Presumption of gift.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-25 29-25. Effect of advancement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-26 29-26. Valuation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-27 29-27. Death of advancee before intestate donor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-28 29-28. Inventory.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-29 29-29. Release by advancee.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8 - Election to Take Life Interest in Lieu of Intestate Share. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 29-30 29-30. Election of surviving spouse to take life interest in lieu of intestate share provided.[HTML] [RTF]