UNIFORM PROBATE CODE
INTESTATE SUCCESSION — WILLS
SUCCESSION OF QUASI-COMMUNITY PROPERTY — ELECTIVE SHARE OF SURVIVING SPOUSE
15-2-204. Right of election personal. The right of election of the surviving spouse may be exercised only during his lifetime by him. In the case of a protected person, the right of election may be exercised only by order of the court in which protective proceedings as to his property are pending, after finding that exercise is necessary to provide adequate support for the protected person during his probable life expectancy.
[I.C., sec. 15-2-204, as added by 1972, ch. 201, sec. 4, p. 510.]