One-half (1/2) of property held by the slayer and the decedent as tenants by the entirety shall pass upon the death of the decedent to his or her estate, and the other half shall be held by the slayer during his or her life subject to pass upon his or her death to the estate of the decedent.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1962, ch. 62, § 1.)

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 33-1.1-5. Tenancy by entirety

  • Decedent: means any person whose life is taken by a slayer;

    (2) "Property" shall include any real and personal property and any right or interest therein;

    (3) "Slayer" means any person who wilfully and unlawfully takes or procures to be taken the life of another. See Rhode Island General Laws 33-1.1-1

  • Property: shall include any real and personal property and any right or interest therein;

    (3) "Slayer" means any person who wilfully and unlawfully takes or procures to be taken the life of another. See Rhode Island General Laws 33-1.1-1