Homestead Rights, release of, (also known as dower and curtsey)

Homestead Rights/Life Estate: Is an automatic statutory right a surviving spouse and minor children have to occupy or use the family homestead for the balance of his/her or their lifetime. The right to occupy, or use, a family home for the duration of one’s life. In most states it is an automatic statutory right of a surviving spouse to continue to occupy the family home for the duration of the surviving spouse’s lifetime, even if the family home has been bequeathed to a different beneficiary in the decedent’s Will.

Dower: a wife’s homestead rights

Curtsey: a husband’s homestead rights

Homestead Rights, release of, also known as dower and curtsey

The prenuptial agreement will state that each party releases any claim, demand, right or interest that the party may acquire because of the marriage in and to any real property of the other because of the Homestead Property Provisions of the state or states of…….

The prenuptial agreement will state that each party does hereby specifically waive any and all rights to probate homestead in the sole and separate property of the other.

The prenuptial agreement will state that each party does hereby specifically waive any and all rights to Descent of Homestead of Surviving Spouse as defined by the Homestead Property Provisions of the state or states of…….