Revised Statutes of 1846 (EXCERPT)
ESTATES IN DOWER
558.2 Dower in lands exchanged; election.
If a husband seized of an estate of inheritance in lands, exchange them for other lands, his widow shall not have dower of both, but shall make her election to be endowed of the lands given, or of those taken in exchange; and if such election be not evinced by the commencement of proceedings to recover her dower of the lands given in exchange, within 1 year after the death of her husband, she shall be deemed to have elected to take her dower of the lands received in exchange.
History: R.S. 1846, Ch. 66
CL 1857, 2773
CL 1871, 4270
CL 1897, 8919
CL 1915, 11655
CL 1929, 13073
CL 1948, 558.2
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