1. The Laws of New York
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  4. Article 7: Trusts for Parks and Libraries In Villages and Towns


Section 146 Devises and bequests restricted

General Municipal (GMU)

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.