[ Text of section effective until March 31, 2012. Repealed by 2008, 521, Sec. 6. See 2008, 521, Sec. 44 as amended by 2010, 409, Sec. 23 and 2011, 224.]
Section 4. If the heir or other person who claims under a spouse redeems the land in which his surviving spouse has dower from a mortgage which was in force at his death, the surviving spouse shall either repay such part of the money which was paid by the person so redeeming as shall be equal to the proportion which the interest in the land mortgaged bears to the whole value thereof or, at his election, such surviving spouse shall be entitled to dower according to the value of the estate after deducting the money paid for redemption.