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§31A‑4.  Slayer barred from testate or intestate succession and otherrights.

The slayer shall be deemed tohave died immediately prior to the death of the decedent and the followingrules shall apply:

(1)        The slayer shall notacquire any property or receive any benefit from the estate of the decedent bytestate or intestate succession or by common law or statutory right assurviving spouse of the decedent.

(2)        Where the decedentdies intestate as to property which would have passed to the slayer by intestatesuccession and the slayer has living issue who would have been entitled to aninterest in the property if the slayer had predeceased the decedent, theproperty shall be distributed to such issue, per stirpes. If the slayer doesnot have such issue, then the property shall be distributed as though theslayer had predeceased the decedent.

(3)        Where the decedentdies testate as to property which would have passed to the slayer pursuant tothe will, the devolution of such property shall be governed by G.S. 31‑42(a)notwithstanding the fact the slayer has not actually died before the decedent. (1961,c. 210, s. 1; 1999‑296, s. 1.)

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_31A > GS_31A-4

§31A‑4.  Slayer barred from testate or intestate succession and otherrights.

The slayer shall be deemed tohave died immediately prior to the death of the decedent and the followingrules shall apply:

(1)        The slayer shall notacquire any property or receive any benefit from the estate of the decedent bytestate or intestate succession or by common law or statutory right assurviving spouse of the decedent.

(2)        Where the decedentdies intestate as to property which would have passed to the slayer by intestatesuccession and the slayer has living issue who would have been entitled to aninterest in the property if the slayer had predeceased the decedent, theproperty shall be distributed to such issue, per stirpes. If the slayer doesnot have such issue, then the property shall be distributed as though theslayer had predeceased the decedent.

(3)        Where the decedentdies testate as to property which would have passed to the slayer pursuant tothe will, the devolution of such property shall be governed by G.S. 31‑42(a)notwithstanding the fact the slayer has not actually died before the decedent. (1961,c. 210, s. 1; 1999‑296, s. 1.)


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_31A > GS_31A-4

§31A‑4.  Slayer barred from testate or intestate succession and otherrights.

The slayer shall be deemed tohave died immediately prior to the death of the decedent and the followingrules shall apply:

(1)        The slayer shall notacquire any property or receive any benefit from the estate of the decedent bytestate or intestate succession or by common law or statutory right assurviving spouse of the decedent.

(2)        Where the decedentdies intestate as to property which would have passed to the slayer by intestatesuccession and the slayer has living issue who would have been entitled to aninterest in the property if the slayer had predeceased the decedent, theproperty shall be distributed to such issue, per stirpes. If the slayer doesnot have such issue, then the property shall be distributed as though theslayer had predeceased the decedent.

(3)        Where the decedentdies testate as to property which would have passed to the slayer pursuant tothe will, the devolution of such property shall be governed by G.S. 31‑42(a)notwithstanding the fact the slayer has not actually died before the decedent. (1961,c. 210, s. 1; 1999‑296, s. 1.)

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