§ 3B:8-1 Elective share of surviving spouse or domestic partner of person dying domiciled in this State; conditions.
§ 3B:8-2 Elective share of surviving spouse or domestic partner of person dying not domiciled in this State.
§ 3B:8-3 Meaning of “augmented estate.”
§ 3B:8-4 Valuing property transferred
§ 3B:8-5 Transfers excluded.
§ 3B:8-6 Other property to be included in augmented estate.
§ 3B:8-7 Property derived from decedent.
§ 3B:8-8 Valuation of property derived from decedent.
§ 3B:8-9 Presumption as to property owned or previously transferred by spouse or domestic partner at decedent’s death.
§ 3B:8-10 Waiving right to an elective share.
§ 3B:8-11 Who may exercise the right to take an elective share.
§ 3B:8-12 Filing complaint for elective share; extension of time.
§ 3B:8-13 Notice of hearing.
§ 3B:8-14 Withdrawal of demand for an elective share.
§ 3B:8-15 Fixing amount of elective share; payment of elective share
§ 3B:8-16 Enforcing judgment
§ 3B:8-17 Value of surviving spouse’s or domestic partner’s interest in any life estate.
§ 3B:8-18 Satisfaction of elective share.

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes > Title 3B > Chapter 8

  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Claims: include liabilities whether arising in contract, or in tort or otherwise, and liabilities of the estate which arise at or after the death of the decedent, including funeral expenses and expenses of administration, but does not include estate or inheritance taxes, demands or disputes regarding title to specific assets alleged to be included in the estate. See New Jersey Statutes 3B:1-1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Domestic partner: means a domestic partner as defined in section 3 of P. See New Jersey Statutes 3B:1-1
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Dower: A widow
  • Estate: means all of the property of a decedent, minor or incapacitated individual, trust or other person whose affairs are subject to this title as the property is originally constituted and as it exists from time to time during administration. See New Jersey Statutes 3B:1-1
  • Guardian: means a person who has qualified as a guardian of the person or estate of a minor or incapacitated individual pursuant to testamentary or court appointment, but excludes one who is merely a guardian ad litem. See New Jersey Statutes 3B:1-1
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: includes corporations, companies, associations, societies, firms, partnerships and joint stock companies as well as individuals, unless restricted by the context to an individual as distinguished from a corporate entity or specifically restricted to one or some of the above enumerated synonyms and, when used to designate the owner of property which may be the subject of an offense, includes this State, the United States, any other State of the United States as defined infra and any foreign country or government lawfully owning or possessing property within this State. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Personal property: includes goods and chattels, rights and credits, moneys and effects, evidences of debt, choses in action and all written instruments by which any right to, interest in, or lien or encumbrance upon, property or any debt or financial obligation is created, acknowledged, evidenced, transferred, discharged or defeated, in whole or in part, and everything except real property as herein defined which may be the subject of ownership. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • 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.
  • State: extends to and includes any State, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Canal Zone. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.