SETTLEMENT OF ESTATES
AN ACT to Amend Article 9 of Chapter 98 of the Revised Code of Delaware (1915) Relating to the Settlement of Estates, by the Repeal of 3415, Sec. 82, and by Inserting in Lieu Thereof a New Section, to be Known as 3415, Sec. 82.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That Chapter 98 of the Revised Code of Delaware (1915) be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing all of 3415, Section 82, and inserting in lieu thereof a new section to be known as 3415, Sec. 82, as follows:
3415, Sec. 82. Widow's Allowance: The widow of any decedent shall be entitled to receive and the executor or administrator shall pay to her, as soon as conveniently may be during the year of administration, cash up to the amount of $500.00 out of the estate of the decedent, which payment shall take priority over all unsecured debts, expenses, legacies, taxes, and all other unsecured claims against the estate of the decedent. The foregoing provision shall not affect any other rights to which she may be entitled either under the will of her husband or the provisions of the intestacy laws of this State.
Approved April 6, 1933.