Section 43-8-2

Construction of chapter; purposes and policies.

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

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

(1) To simplify and clarify the law concerning the affairs of decedents;

(2) To discover and make effective the intent of a decedent in the distribution of his property.

(Acts 1982, No. 82-399, §1-102.)