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SECTION 199
When widow to elect between jointure and dower
Real Property (RPP) CHAPTER 50, ARTICLE 6
§ 199. When widow to elect between jointure and dower. If, before the
marriage, but without her assent, or, if after the marriage, real
property is given or assured for the jointure of a wife, or a pecuniary
provision is made for her, in lieu of dower, she must make her election
whether she will take the jointure or pecuniary provision, or be endowed
of the lands of her husband; but she is not entitled to both.