# elective share definition

• noun:
• A proportion of a decedent's property that your enduring spouse may claim, as a substitute for just what they were left when you look at the decedent's might.
• A proportion of a decedent's property that the enduring partner may claim, instead for what these were kept within the decedent's might.
• A proportion of a decedent's property that your enduring spouse may claim, as a replacement for what these were remaining in the decedent's might.

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• Definition for "elective share"
• A proportion of a decedent's property that your…
• Synonym for "elective share"
• forced share