North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 31C Uniform Disposition of Community Property Rights at Death Act

  • § 31C-1   Application
    This Chapter applies to the disposition at death of the following property acquired by a married person: (1) All personal property, wherever situated: a. Which...
  • § 31C-2   Rebuttable presumptions
    In determining whether this Chapter applies to specific property the following rebuttable presumptions apply: (1) Property acquired during marriage by a spouse of that marriage...
  • § 31C-3   Disposition of community property upon death
    Upon death of a married person, one half of the property to which this Chapter applies is the property of the surviving spouse and is...
  • § 31C-4   Perfection of title of surviving spouse
    If the title to any property to which this Chapter applies was held by the decedent at the time of death, or by a trustee...
  • § 31C-5   Perfection of title of personal representative, heir or devisee; duty of personal representative
    If the title to any property to which this Chapter applies is held by the surviving spouse at the time of the decedent's death, the...
  • § 31C-6   Written demand
    (a) Written demand in this Chapter shall be made by a surviving spouse, the spouse's successor in interest, or the decedent's heirs or devisees not...
  • § 31C-7   Purchaser for value or lender
    (a) If a surviving spouse has apparent title to property to which this Chapter applies, a purchaser for value or a lender taking a security...
  • § 31C-8   Creditors' rights
    This Chapter does not affect rights of creditors with respect to property to which this Chapter applies. (1981, c. 882, s. 1.)
  • § 31C-9   Severing or altering of married persons
    This Chapter does not prevent married persons from severing or altering their interests in property to which this Chapter applies. (1981, c. 882, s. 1.)
  • § 31C-10   Limitations on testamentary disposition
    This Chapter does not authorize a person to dispose of property by will if it is held under limitations imposed by law preventing testamentary disposition...
  • § 31C-11   Uniformity of application and construction
    This Chapter shall be so applied and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law with respect to the subject of...
  • § 31C-12   Short title
    This Chapter may be cited as the Uniform Disposition of Community Property Rights at Death Act. (1981, c. 882, s. 1.)