§ 14-2207 Rights of surviving spouse; waiver; requirements; effect

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 14 > Chapter 2 > Article 2 - Waiver of Rights of Spouse

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Court: means the superior court. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Estate: includes the property of the decedent, trust or other person whose affairs are subject to this title as originally constituted and as it exists from time to time during administration. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Exempt property: means that property of a decedent's estate that is described in section 14-2403. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Person: means an individual or an organization. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Will: includes a codicil and any testamentary instrument that merely appoints an executor, revokes or revises another will, nominates a guardian or expressly excludes or limits the right of an individual or class to succeed to property of the decedent passing by intestate succession. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215