TITLE 33
Probate practice and procedure

CHAPTER 33-11
Claims Against Decedents' Estates

SECTION 33-11-49


§ 33-11-49 Actions barred within time for filing claims.

No personal representative shall be held to answer to a civil action, by a creditor of the decedent, which is commenced within six (6) months from the date of the first publication of the notice of the qualification of the first personal representative, unless the suit is brought under the provisions of § 9-1-21, or other special provision made by statute.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 972; G.L. 1909, ch. 318, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 369, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 579, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 33-11-49; P.L. 2008, ch. 307, § 2.)