The amount of the surviving spouses or domestic partners elective share shall be satisfied by applying:
a.The value of all property, estate or interest therein, owned by the surviving spouse or domestic partner in his own right at the time of the decedents death from whatever source acquired, or succeeded to by the surviving spouse or domestic partner as a result of decedents death notwithstanding that the property, estate or interest or part thereof, succeeded to by the surviving spouse or domestic partner as the result of decedents death has been renounced by the surviving spouse or domestic partner;
b.The value of the property described in subsection b. of N.J.S. 3B:8-6, and
c.The remaining property of the augmented estate is so applied that liability for the balance of the elective share of the surviving spouse or domestic partner is equitably apportioned among the recipients of the augmented estate in proportion to the value of their interests therein.
Amended 2005, c.331, s.21.
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