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Monday, November 10, 2014

NJSA 3B:3-37 Residuary Devise to Two or More Residuary Devisees; Death of One or More Before Testator

When a residuary devise shall be made to two or more persons by the will of any testator, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will, the share of any residuary devisees dying before the testator and not saved from the lapse by N.J.S. 3B:3-35, or not capable of taking effect because of any other circumstance or cause, shall go to and be vested in the remaining residuary devisees, if any there be, and if more than one, then to the remaining residuary devisees in proportion to their respective shares in the residue.

L.1981, c. 405, s. 3B:3-37, eff. May 1, 1982.
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