Nebraska Revised Statute 30-2202

Chapter 30 Section 2202

30-2202.

Purposes; rule of construction.

(a) This code shall be liberally construed and applied to promote its underlying purposes and policies.

(b) The underlying purposes and policies of this code are:

(1) to simplify and clarify the law concerning the affairs of decedents, missing persons, protected persons, minors, and incapacitated persons;

(2) to discover and make effective the intent of a decedent in distribution of his or her property;

(3) to promote a speedy and efficient system for liquidating the estate of the decedent and making distribution to his or her successors; and

(4) to make uniform the law among the various jurisdictions.

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Annotations

  • The Nebraska Probate Code should be liberally construed to discover and make effective the intent of a decedent in the distribution of his property. DeVries v. Rix, 203 Neb. 392, 279 N.W.2d 89 (1979).