If a person violates KRS 530.010 the person’s first spouse shall, on his conviction, be endowed of one-third (1/3) part of his real estate for life and an absolute interest in one- third (1/3) part of his other estate, to be allotted and recovered as dower or curtesy in other cases. A violator of KRS 530.010 shall forfeit her claim to dower or his claim to curtesy in their first spouse’s estate.
Effective: January 1, 1975

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 392.100

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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

History: Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 386, sec. 81; and ch. 406, sec. 313, effective
January 1, 1975. — Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1,
1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 1217.
Legislative Research Commission Note. This section was amended by two 1974 acts which do not appear to be in conflict and have been compiled together.