(1) The surviving spouse shall not be barred of dower or curtesy by reason of any judgment rendered by default or collusion against the decedent, if the surviving spouse would be entitled to dower or curtesy had there been no such judgment.
(2) No heir shall be bound by any collusive or ex parte assignment of dower or curtesy to the surviving spouse, except so far as the surviving spouse shows himself to have been justly entitled to the dower or curtesy.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 392.110

  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Dower: A widow

Effective: October 1, 1942
History: Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 386, sec. 82. — Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch.
208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 2140.