The surviving spouse shall be entitled, from the time of the deceased spouse’s death until dower or curtesy is assigned, to such share of the rents and profits of the deceased spouse’s real estate as is equal to the surviving spouse’s share in the real estate itself, under KRS 392.020, and the surviving spouse shall hold the dwelling house, yard, garden, the stable and lot on which it stands, and an orchard, if there is one, adjoining any of the premises aforesaid, until dower or curtesy is assigned, or, in case of renunciation, under KRS 392.080.
History: Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 386, sec. 79. — Amended 1956 Ky. Acts ch. 117, sec. 4, effective July 1, 1956. — Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 2138.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 392.050

  • Dower: A widow
  • real estate: includes lands, tenements, and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interest therein, other than a chattel interest. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010