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District of Columbia Code Division III. Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations. § 19-112. Devise or bequest to a spouse or domestic partner.

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Subject to section 19-114, and unless it is otherwise expressed in the will, a devise of real estate or an interest therein, or a bequest of personal estate or an interest therein, to the surviving spouse or surviving domestic partner, bars his or her share in the decedent's estate.

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