Payment of Wages
275:47 Deceased Employees.
I. In the event of the death of an employee, wages due him by an employer not in excess of $300 may upon proper demand be paid, in the absence of actual notice of the pendency of probate proceedings, without requiring letters testamentary or of administration in the following order of preference to descendants: In accordance with the laws of intestacy for the state of New Hampshire.
II. Payments under paragraph I shall be a release and discharge of the employer to the amount of such payment.
Source. 1935, 102:2. RL 212:19. RSA 275:47. 1963, 237:3, eff. Aug. 31, 1963.