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Devises and bequests restricted
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 7
§ 146. Devises and bequests restricted. This article shall not be
construed or held to authorize any devise or bequest whatever of more
than one-half of the estate of the testator or testatrix over and above
the payment of debts, liabilities and expenses, in case he or she shall
leave a husband, wife, child, descendant, or parent him or her
surviving. The validity of a devise or bequest for more than such
one-half may be contested only by a surviving husband, wife, child,
descendant or parent.