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700.11

700.11 Interests in "heirs" and the like.

700.11(1)

(1) If a statute, inter vivos governing instrument, as defined in s. 700.27 (1) (c), or governing instrument, as defined in s. 854.01 (2), specifies that property is to be distributed to, or a future interest is to be created in, a designated individual's "heirs," "heirs at law," "next of kin," "relatives," "family," or a term that has a similar meaning, or if a class gift in favor of "descendants," "issue," or "heirs of the body" does not specify the manner in which the property is to be distributed among the class members, the property is distributed according to s. 854.22.

700.11(2)

(2) The common law doctrine of worthier title is abolished under s. 854.22 (3). Situations in which the doctrine may have applied are governed by s. 854.22 (1).

700.11 - ANNOT.

History: 1991 a. 316; 1997 a. 188; 2005 a. 216.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 700 > 700.11

700.11

700.11 Interests in "heirs" and the like.

700.11(1)

(1) If a statute, inter vivos governing instrument, as defined in s. 700.27 (1) (c), or governing instrument, as defined in s. 854.01 (2), specifies that property is to be distributed to, or a future interest is to be created in, a designated individual's "heirs," "heirs at law," "next of kin," "relatives," "family," or a term that has a similar meaning, or if a class gift in favor of "descendants," "issue," or "heirs of the body" does not specify the manner in which the property is to be distributed among the class members, the property is distributed according to s. 854.22.

700.11(2)

(2) The common law doctrine of worthier title is abolished under s. 854.22 (3). Situations in which the doctrine may have applied are governed by s. 854.22 (1).

700.11 - ANNOT.

History: 1991 a. 316; 1997 a. 188; 2005 a. 216.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 700 > 700.11

700.11

700.11 Interests in "heirs" and the like.

700.11(1)

(1) If a statute, inter vivos governing instrument, as defined in s. 700.27 (1) (c), or governing instrument, as defined in s. 854.01 (2), specifies that property is to be distributed to, or a future interest is to be created in, a designated individual's "heirs," "heirs at law," "next of kin," "relatives," "family," or a term that has a similar meaning, or if a class gift in favor of "descendants," "issue," or "heirs of the body" does not specify the manner in which the property is to be distributed among the class members, the property is distributed according to s. 854.22.

700.11(2)

(2) The common law doctrine of worthier title is abolished under s. 854.22 (3). Situations in which the doctrine may have applied are governed by s. 854.22 (1).

700.11 - ANNOT.

History: 1991 a. 316; 1997 a. 188; 2005 a. 216.

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