assembly Bill A7520

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the revocatory effect of divorce

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to judiciary
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A7520 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6175
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Estates, Powers and Trusts Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-1.4, EPT L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A7798, S6503

A7520 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the revocatory effect of divorce.

A7520 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7520

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 8, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SEAWRIGHT, DINOWITZ -- (at request of the Office
  of Court Administration) -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the estates, powers and trusts law, in relation  to  the
  revocatory effect of divorce and relatives of a former spouse

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 5-1.4 of the estates,  powers  and  trusts  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (g) to read as follows:
  (G)  THE REVOCATORY EFFECT OF PARAGRAPH (A) SHALL BE PRESUMED TO APPLY
TO A PERSON IN ANY RELATIONSHIP TO  THE  DIVORCED  INDIVIDUAL  THAT  WAS
BASED  UPON  SAID  MARRIAGE,  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO STEPCHILDREN,
STEPGRANDCHILDREN  AND  PARENTS-IN-LAW,  UNLESS  THERE  IS   SUBSTANTIAL
EVIDENCE OF THE DIVORCED INDIVIDUAL'S CONTRARY INTENTION. TESTIMONY WITH
REGARD  TO  SUCH  INTENTION  SHALL  NOT  BE DISQUALIFIED UNDER CPLR 4519
PROVIDED THAT SUCH TESTIMONY IS SUPPORTED BY OTHER EVIDENCE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10065-01-9