Pub. L. 85-244. An Act to modify the Code of Law for the District of Columbia to provide for a uniform succession of real and personal property in case of intestacy, to abolish dower and courtesy, and to grant unto a surviving spouse a statutory share in the others real estate owned at time of death, and for other purposes.

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  • Pub. L. 85-24471 Stat. 560 (PDF)


Aug. 31, 1957