The Act amends prior law regarding the descent and distribution of in intestate's estate to remove gender distinctions and to provide that a surviving spouse receive at least a one-fourth share of the estate.
Georgia State University Law Review
"WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES Estates: Intestacy Spouse's/Children's Amount,"
Georgia State University Law Review: Vol. 1
, Article 39.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol1/iss2/39