Section 43-8-221

Choice of law as to meaning and effect of wills.

The meaning and legal effect of a disposition in a will shall be determined by the local law of a particular state selected by the testator in his instrument unless the application of that law is contrary to the provisions relating to the elective share described in sections 43-8-70 through 43-8-75, the provisions relating to exempt property and allowances described in sections 43-8-110 through 43-8-113, or any other public policy of this state otherwise applicable to the disposition.

(Acts 1982, No. 82-399, §2-602.)