§11-11-38. Estates to which article applies; former law preserved.
(a) Persons dying after June 30, 1985. -- Except as otherwise specifically provided, the provisions of this article shall apply to the estate of every person dying on or after July 1, 1985.
(b) Persons dying before July 1, 1985. -- With respect to persons dying prior to July 1, 1985, the provisions of article eleven, chapter eleven of this code, in effect on January 1, 1985, are hereby continued in force, and fully preserved, until their objects have been fully accomplished.