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Title 43 - Wills and Decedents' Estates
> Code of Alabama Title 43, Chapter 7 - Uniform Simultaneous Death Act
Code of Alabama Title 43, Chapter 7 - Uniform Simultaneous Death Act
Section 43-7-1 - Short Title.
This chapter may be cited as the Uniform Simultaneous Death Act. (Acts 1949, No. 542, p. 852, §8.)
Section 43-7-2 - No Sufficient Evidence of Survivorship; Disposition of Property of Decedents.
Where the title to property or the devolution thereof depends upon priority of death and there is no sufficient evidence that the persons have died...
Section 43-7-3 - Beneficiaries of Another Person's Disposition of Property.
Where two or more beneficiaries are designated to take successively by reason of survivorship under another person's disposition of property and there is no sufficient...
Section 43-7-4 - Joint Tenants or Tenants by the Entirety.
Where there is no sufficient evidence that two joint tenants or tenants by the entirety have died otherwise than simultaneously, the property so held shall...
Section 43-7-5 - Insurance Policies.
Where the insured and the beneficiary in a policy of life or accident insurance have died and there is no sufficient evidence that they have...
Section 43-7-6 - Chapter Not Retroactive.
This chapter shall not apply to the distribution of the property of a person who died before September 7, 1949. (Acts 1949, No. 542, p....
Section 43-7-7 - Chapter Not Applicable If Decedent Provides Otherwise.
This chapter shall not apply in the case of wills, living trusts, deeds or contracts of insurance wherein provision has been made for distribution of...
Section 43-7-8 - Uniformity of Interpretation.
This chapter shall be so construed and interpreted as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law in those states which enact it....
Last modified: November 15, 2016